in·​ter·​mon·​tane | \ˌin-tər-ˈmän-ˌtān \
variants: or intermont \ˈin-​tər-​ˌmänt \

Definition of intermontane 

: situated between mountains an intermontane basin

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But the flight did require permission of the Federal Aviation Administration, which regulates the air above national parks, said Steve Sorensen, aviation manager for the intermontane region of the National Parks Service. Tamara Chuang, The Denver Post, "National Park allows drone inside Great Sand Dunes park for scientific research," 24 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of intermontane

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intermontane

Latin mont-, mons mount

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