interocean

adjective
in·​ter·​ocean | \ ˌin-tər-ˈō-shən How to pronounce interocean (audio) \
variants: or inter-ocean

Definition of interocean

: existing or extending between oceans : interoceanic interocean exchange of water

First Known Use of interocean

1849, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about interocean

Time Traveler for interocean

Time Traveler

The first known use of interocean was in 1849

See more words from the same year

Statistics for interocean

Cite this Entry

“Interocean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interocean. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

Comments on interocean

What made you want to look up interocean? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!