Coterminal



[kuh n-tur-muh-nuh s] /kənˈtɜr mə nəs/

adjective
1.
having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous.
2.
meeting at the ends; without an intervening gap:
In our calendar system, the close of one year is conterminous with the beginning of the next.
3.
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[koh-tur-muh-nuh s] /koʊˈtɜr mə nəs/
adjective
1.
having the same border or covering the same area.
2.
being the same in extent; coextensive in range or scope.
/kənˈtɜːmɪnəs/
adjective
1.
enclosed within a common boundary
2.
meeting at the ends; without a break or interruption
/kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs/
adjective
1.
having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous
2.
coextensive or coincident in range, time, scope, etc
adj.

1670s, from Latin conterminus “bordering upon, having a common boundary,” from com- “together, with” (see com-) + terminus (see terminus).
adj.

1630s, malformed in English from co- + terminous (see terminal). Latin purists prefer conterminous.

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