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limites

[lim-i-teez] /ˈlɪm ɪˌtiz/
noun
1.
plural of limes.

limes

[lahy-mees] /ˈlaɪ mis/
noun, plural limites
[lim-i-teez] /ˈlɪm ɪˌtiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a boundary, especially the fortified border or frontier of a country.
2.
(initial capital letter) Siegfried Line.
3.
an ancient Roman frontier fortification.
Origin of limes
1530-1540
1530-40; < Latin līmes; see limit
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British Dictionary definitions for limites

limes

/ˈlaɪmiːz/
noun (pl) limites (ˈlɪmɪˌtiːz)
1.
the fortified boundary of the Roman Empire
Word Origin
from Latin
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limites in Medicine

limes li·mes (lī'mēz)
n. pl. lim·i·tes (lĭm'ĭ-tēz')
Abbr. L
A boundary, limit, or threshold.

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