in·​ter·​flu·​vi·​al ˌin-tər-ˈflü-vē-əl How to pronounce interfluvial (audio)
: existing or occurring between streams
interfluvial plains

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers working in the remote Putumayo region in northeastern Peru, collected soil core samples from three research campsites in the interfluvial areas, the forests located far from rivers and major tributaries, known as tierra firme. Vanessa Crooks, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interfluvial was in 1830

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“Interfluvial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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