intermountain

adjective
in·ter·moun·tain | \ ˌin-tər-ˈmau̇n-tᵊn \

Definition of intermountain 

: existing between mountains intermountain streams intermountain towns Yet recreation funding for Colorado and other intermountain states stayed flat. —Penelope Purdy The earthquake hazard is highest on the West Coast, intermountain West and in regions of the Central and Eastern U.S. … —Elaine Pittman

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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