Friday, April 02, 2004
Definitions for coterminous
- Having the same or coincident boundaries.
- Having the same scope, range of meaning, duration.
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Citations for coterminous
In a democracy the interests of the people are, or at least should be, coterminous with those of the state.
That kind of sociological prejudice rests on a false supposition, . . . that "social" and "governmental" are coterminous, and that anyone who is against governmental action is therefore essentially "atomistic."
Origin of coterminous
Coterminous is from Latin conterminus, from com-, "together; with" + terminus, "boundary."