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[in-ter-guh-lak-tik] /ˌɪn tər gəˈlæk tɪk/
of, existing, or occurring in the space between galaxies:
The science-fiction movie was about an intergalactic war.
Origin of intergalactic
1925-30; inter- + galactic Unabridged
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  • After the two older men had been shown all through the intergalactic vessel, the elder Arcot turned to his old friend.

    Islands of Space John W Campbell
  • The Ancient Mariner, originally built for intergalactic exploration, was kept in working condition.

    Invaders from the Infinite John Wood Campbell
  • Isn't it wonderful that intergalactic travel gives us room to expand?

    Resurrection Robert Joseph Shea
  • That actually happened the time we made our first intergalactic exploration.

    Invaders from the Infinite John Wood Campbell
  • I strongly advise rushing a number of generators to Talso in intergalactic freighters.

    Invaders from the Infinite John Wood Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for intergalactic


of, relating to, or existing between two or more galaxies: the dark clouds of intergalactic space
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for intergalactic

1928, from inter- + galactic.

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