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

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interbasin was in 1872

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“Interbasin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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