intermontane

[in-ter-mon-teyn]
Also in·ter·moun·tain [in-ter-moun-tn] /ˌɪn tərˈmaʊn tn/.

Origin of intermontane

1800–10, Americanism; < Latin inter- inter- + montānus, equivalent to mont- (stem of mōns) mount2 + -ānus -ane
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intermontane

adjective
  1. occurring or situated between mountain rangesan intermontane basin
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