Definition of coextensive
: having the same spatial or temporal scope or boundaries
Examples of coextensive
<South Dakota's Todd County is coextensive with the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.>
<the golden age of Dutch culture was roughly coextensive with the Netherlands' reign as a world power>
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