Usage examples for coterminous

  1. It may be very well to say that England was only concerned to have one continuous boundary, coterminous to her own possessions, described, and that that was the object of the geographical bounding; but the entire Western, Eastern, and Southern boundaries are gone through as those of one integral nation. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  2. The life of John Wesley, practically coterminous with the eighteenth century, witnessed both the lowest point of our moral degradation and also the earliest promise of our moral restoration. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  3. This prince must now haye been sorely tempted to adopt, on his own account, the policy of the Ninevite monarchs, and push on in the direction of Hamath, Damascus, and the Phoenician seaboard, towards those countries of Israel and Judah which were nearly coterminous with far- off Egypt. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  4. This ideal was sufficiently realized for practical purposes in the " ages of faith," when the whole public opinion of Europe, then believed to be coterminous with civilization, was Catholic; when dissent needed as much independence of character, as in so many places, profession does now. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  5. If the satirist who does not accept the remarkable doctrine that while condemning the sin he should spare the sinner were bound to let the life of his work be coterminous with that of his subject his were a lot of peculiar hardship. – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  6. The walls of this cage, when they are in contact with those of the cages of other gemmules, are coterminous with them. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  7. The two Republics, both situated on this continent, and with coterminous territories, have every motive of sympathy and of interest to bind them together in perpetual amity. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  8. Mexico is our near neighbor, and her boundaries are coterminous with our own through the whole extent across the North American continent, from ocean to ocean. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  9. To this rule there is but one important exception- the Parahyba River, the basin of which is practically coterminous with the state of Rio de Janeiro and the federal district. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  10. Of rural districts there are in England and Wales 672. They are coterminous, as a rule, with rural poor- law unions, or with the rural portions of unions which are both rural and urban; but they may not comprise parts of more than one county. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  11. Low ranges of forest- clad mountains at the head of the Soormah, separate it from Silchar, with which it is coterminous; the two chief towns being seven marches apart. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  12. These mountains are fine objects on the horizon, rising 4000 to 8000 feet; they are forest- clad, and inhabited by turbulent races, who are coterminous with the Cookies of the Cachar and Tipperah forests; if indeed they be not the same people. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  13. Lithuanian is the name given to a language still spoken by about 200, 000 people in Eastern Prussia, and by more than a million of people in the coterminous parts of Russia. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller