interbasin

adjective
in·​ter·​ba·​sin | \ ˌin-tər-ˈbā-sᵊn How to pronounce interbasin (audio) \
variants: or less commonly inter-basin

Definition of interbasin

: between, relating to, or involving two or more basins (see basin sense 3) Interbasin transfers are simple in concept … For example, if the Sabine River basin in East Texas has an abundance of water, it makes sense for a drought-stricken region of the state to purchase water from the Sabine basin.— Paul Workman

First Known Use of interbasin

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Interbasin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interbasin. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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