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Meaning of CONTERMINOUS

Pronunciation:  kun'turmunus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of equal extent or scope or duration
  2. [adj]  having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring cities"
  3. [adj]  connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the 48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states"
 

CONTERMINOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(a), coextensive, commensurate, connected, contiguous, coterminous, neighboring(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*ter"mi*nous\, a. [L. conterminus. Cf.
{Conterminous}.]
Having the same bounds, or limits; bordering upon;
contiguous.

      This conformed so many of them as were conterminous to
      the colonies and garrisons, to the Roman laws. --Sir M.
                                               Hale.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accompanying, adjacent, adjoining, agreeing, bordering, buck, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coinstantaneous, collateral, combat, concomitant, concurrent, connecting, contemporaneous, contemporary, contend, contiguous, coterminous, dispute, duel, end to end, endeavor, endways, endwise, face to face, fight, immediate, isochronal, isochronous, joined, juxtaposed, neighbor, neighboring, next, oppose, repel, rival, simultaneous, traverse, unison, unisonous, vie, withstand
 

 

 

 

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