coextensive

adjective co·ex·ten·sive \ ˌkō-ik-ˈsten(t)-siv \

Definition of coextensive

: having the same spatial or temporal scope or boundaries

coextensively

adverb

Examples of coextensive in a Sentence

  1. South Dakota's Todd County is coextensive with the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

  2. the golden age of Dutch culture was roughly coextensive with the Netherlands' reign as a world power

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First Known Use of coextensive

1679



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