Definitions for: Conterminous


[adj] of equal extent or scope or duration
[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"
[adj] connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the 48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states"



Webster (1913) 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.

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

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