intergalactic space

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Noun1.intergalactic space - the space between galaxies; "the Milky Way travels through intergalactic space"
outer space, space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
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The Milky Way's black hole, a monster with a mass four million times that of the Sun, feeds on some of its neighbours and thrusts others out into the intergalactic void.
After all, the starless intergalactic void that goes by the names space and vacuum is "the greatest enigma that physical science has yet to confront," says Odenwald.
Eventually, such worlds will escape the Milky Way and travel through the intergalactic void.