Word Of The Day 3-3-2017

interfluvial

in′ter·flu′vi·al

adj.

Situated between rivers.

The Park comprises an interfluvial peneplain of schist and granite between the Comoé and Volta rivers, with a mean altitude of 250 m to 300 m and a series of ridges and granite inselbergs rising to 600 m.
Comoé National Park, Côte d’Ivoire

This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Solimões River (Amazon) to the south and the Japurá and Caquetá Rivers to the north.
Solimões-Japurá moist forest

No common name has ever included all its parts, both the interfluvial region and the districts beyond Tigris; but since the term _Mesopotamia_, though obviously incorrect, is generally understood nowadays to designate it, this name may be used for want of a better.
The Ancient East

The word ‘interfluvial’ comes from the prefix ‘inter-‘ (between) and ‘fluvial’, from a Latin word meaning ‘river’.

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