coterminous

[k_ˈəʊ_t_ə_m_ˌɪ_n_ə_s], [kˈə͡ʊtəmˌɪnəs], [kˈə‍ʊtəmˌɪnəs]

Definitions of coterminous:

  1.   Bordering upon; touching at the boundary; contiguous. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   See conterminous. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   Of similar distribution. – A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  4.   Bordering on. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for coterminous:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “ 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
  6. “ 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. “ 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

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