conterminous


conterminous
conterminally, conterminously, adv.conterminality, conterminousness, n.
/keuhn terr"meuh neuhs/, adj.
1. having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous.
2. meeting at the ends; without an intervening gap: In our calendar system, the close of one year is conterminous with the beginning of the next.
3. coterminous.
Also, conterminal, coterminal.
[1625-35; < L conterminus having a common border with, equiv. to con- CON- + terminus TERMINUS; see -OUS]

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Universalium. 2010.

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