coterminous

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adjective co·ter·mi·nous \(ˌ)kō-ˈtər-mə-nəs\

Definition of coterminous

  1. 1 :  having the same or coincident (see coincident 2) boundaries a voting district coterminous with the city

  2. 2 :  coextensive in scope or duration … an experience of life coterminous with the years of his father. — Elizabeth Hardwick

coterminously

adverb

Examples of coterminous in a Sentence

  1. the Alfred Lunt–Lynn Fontanne partnership was more or less coterminous with Broadway's golden age

  2. Massachusetts' Nantucket County isn't quite coterminous with the island of the same name, as the county includes two small nearby islets.

Origin and Etymology of coterminous

alteration of conterminous



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