inter mountain

intermontane

[in-ter-mon-teyn]
adjective
located between mountains or mountain ranges: an intermontane lake.
Also, intermountain [in-ter-moun-tn] .


Origin:
1800–10, Americanism; < Latin inter- inter- + montānus, equivalent to mont- (stem of mōns) mount2 + -ānus -ane

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intermontane (ˌɪntəmɒnˈteɪn)
 
adj
occurring or situated between mountain ranges: an intermontane basin

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