conterminate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin conterminare (to border upon), from conterminus (conterminous), from con- + terminus (border).

Adjective[edit]

conterminate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Having the same bounds or extent; conterminous.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for conterminate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)