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Variant of conterminous.


(kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs) or


1. (Law) having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous
2. coextensive or coincident in range, time, scope, etc


(koʊˈtɜr mə nəs)

also co•ter′mi•nal,

1. having the same border or covering the same area.
2. being the same in extent; coextensive in range or scope.
[1790–1800; re-formation of conterminous; see co-]
co•ter′mi•nous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coterminous - being of equal extent or scope or duration
commensurate - corresponding in size or degree or extent; "pay should be commensurate with the time worked"


[kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs] (frm) ADJ (Geog) → colindante (with con) [concepts, ideas] → coincidente (with con) to be coterminous with (Geog) → colindar con; [concepts, ideas] → coincidir con
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