intermountain

adjective

in·​ter·​moun·​tain ˌin-tər-ˈmau̇n-tᵊn How to pronounce intermountain (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intermountain was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Intermountain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intermountain. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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