in·​ter·​growth ˈin-tər-ˌgrōth How to pronounce intergrowth (audio)
: a growing between or together
also : the product of such growth

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web This is presumably in part a result of accelerating migration to urban centers and the intergrowth of those centers into larger networks. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 7 Apr. 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intergrowth was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Intergrowth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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