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conterminous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conterminous  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conterminous 
  adj  1:  connecting  without  a  break;  within  a  common  boundary;  "the 
  48  conterminous  states";  "the  contiguous  48  states" 
  [syn:  {contiguous}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {abutting},  {adjacent},  {adjoining},  {bordering(a)}, 
  {contiguous}] 




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