in·​ter·​ga·​lac·​tic | \ ˌin-tər-gə-ˈlak-tik How to pronounce intergalactic (audio) \

Definition of intergalactic

1 : situated in or relating to the spaces between galaxies
2 : of, relating to, or occurring in outer space intergalactic battles

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Recent Examples on the Web Chris Evans does the vocal honors in this intergalactic origin story. Mark Feeney,, 20 May 2022 Amid the mysterious visitors and intergalactic vistas of the eight-episode storyline is a sprinkling of the naturalistic nuances of everyday life — doctor visits, nosy neighbors and a grandchild’s concern for her aging grandparents. Jim Cooke, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2022 As well as making promises of immortality to her beloved dog, Fox made out he was embroiled in an intergalactic battle of good and evil. Amy Mackelden, ELLE, 30 Apr. 2022 Icke’s thinking includes the theory that mankind has unwittingly been ruled by an intergalactic race of reptilians since antiquity. The New Yorker, 18 Apr. 2022 This dewy, powder-to-cream formula comes in 10 intergalactic shades, including the golden-copper hue Miss Mars, seen above. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 17 Apr. 2022 Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, the TV show is adapted from the popular first-person shooter video game about a 26th-century intergalactic war between the United Nations Space Command and the Covenant, an alliance of alien races. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Mar. 2022 Just as important, these winds can send heavy elements (metals) and dust into intergalactic space. Aaron S. Evans, Scientific American, 1 Dec. 2021 Caution: Sorta-spoiler alerts on the intergalactic getaway ahead. Britt Kennerly, USA TODAY, 26 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of intergalactic

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Intergalactic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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