in·​ter·​mon·​tane ˌin-tər-ˈmän-ˌtān How to pronounce intermontane (audio)
variants or intermont
: situated between mountains
an intermontane basin

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 24 Jan. 2017

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Word History


Latin mont-, mons mount

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intermontane was in 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Intermontane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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