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conterminousness

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Conterminous \Con*ter"mi*nous\, adjective [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. Conterranean

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

conterminous

adjective

1: connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the 48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states" [syn: {conterminous}, {contiguous}]

2: having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; "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" [syn: {adjacent}, {conterminous}, {contiguous}, {neighboring(a)}]

3: being of equal extent or scope or duration [syn: {coextensive}, {coterminous}, {conterminous}]


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