Definition of coterminous
- a voting district coterminous with the city
- … an experience of life coterminous with the years of his father.
- —Elizabeth Hardwick
the Alfred Lunt–Lynn Fontanne partnership was more or less coterminous with Broadway's golden age
Massachusetts' Nantucket County isn't quite coterminous with the island of the same name, as the county includes two small nearby islets.
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First Known Use: 1799See Words from the same year
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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