Origin of contemporaneous
Examples from the Web for contemporaneous
And contemporaneous observers predicted that South Africa would fracture, that a civil war would roil for the next decade.Nelson Mandela Was Undeniably Great But He Doesn’t Need a Halo|Michael Moynihan|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the end, any good reporting requires access to the most contemporaneous statements.
Absorbed in antiquity, she ignores the babble of contemporaneous lovers.A Cathedral Courtship|Kate Douglas Wiggin
Intrusive rocks offer, as a rule, some contrasts in texture to contemporaneous masses.Geology|James Geikie
In the Shetland Islands contemporaneous volcanic rocks have been observed.
Another theory appears to have existed according to which the gods were contemporaneous with primaeval chaos.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
Are these migrations, though ‘unrepresented in any history’ (i.e. contemporaneous), really ‘unrepresented in any tradition’?The Roman and the Teuton|Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for contemporaneous
Word Origin and History for contemporaneous
1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.