compages

noun
com·​pa·​ges | \ kəmˈpāˌjēz \
variants: or compage \ ˈkämˌpāj \
plural compages\ kəmˈpāˌjēz , ˈkämˌpājə̇z \

Definition of compages

: a structure of many parts united into a functioning whole : a complex structure especially : a large geographic region

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History and Etymology for compages

Latin compages; akin to Latin compingere

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“Compages.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compages. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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