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conterminous

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Adjective
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CIDE DICTIONARY

conterminousa. [L. conterminus. Cf. Conterminous.].
     Having the same bounds, or limits; bordering upon; contiguous.  [1913 Webster]
    "This conformed so many of them as were conterminous to the colonies and garrisons, to the Roman laws."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

conterminous, adj. (often foll. by with)
1 having a common boundary.
2 coextensive, coterminous.

Derivative
conterminously adv.
Etymology
L conterminus (as COM-, terminus boundary)

THESAURUS

conterminous

accompanying, adjacent, adjoining, agreeing, bordering, buck, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coinstantaneous, collateral, combat, concomitant, concurrent, connecting, contemporaneous, contemporary, contend, contiguous, coterminous, dispute, duel, end to end, endeavor, endways, endwise, face to face, fight, immediate, isochronal, isochronous, joined, juxtaposed, neighbor, neighboring, next, oppose, repel, rival, simultaneous, traverse, unison, unisonous, vie, withstand

ROGET THESAURUS

conterminous

End

N end, close, termination, desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega, extreme, extremity, gable end, butt end, fag-end, tip, nib, point, tail, verge, tag, peroration, bonne bouche, bottom dollar, tail end, rear guard, consummation, denouement, finish, fate, doom, doomsday, crack of doom, day of Judgment, dies irae, fall of the curtain, goal, destination, limit, determination, expiration, expiry, extinction, extermination, death, end of all things, finality, eschatology, break up, commencement de la fin, last stage, turning point, coup de grace, deathblow, knock-out-blow, sockdolager, ending, final, terminal, definitive, crowning, last, ultimate, hindermost, rear, caudal, vergent, conterminate, conterminous, conterminable, ended, at an end, settled, decided, over, played out, set at rest, conclusive, penultimate, last but one, last but two, unbegun, uncommenced, fresh, finally, in fine, at the last, once for all, as high as Heaven and as deep as hell, deficit omne quod nascitur, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, finem respice, ultimus Romanorum.

Contiguity

N contiguity, contact, proximity, apposition, abuttal, juxtaposition, abutment, osculation, meeting, appulse, rencontre, rencounter, syzygy, coincidence, coexistence, adhesion, touching, (touch), borderland, frontier, tangent, abutter, contiguous, touching, in contact, conterminous, end to end, osculatory, pertingent, tangential, hand to hand, close to, with no interval.


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