- having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous.
- meeting at the ends; without an intervening gap: In our calendar system, the close of one year is conterminous with the beginning of the next.
Origin of conterminous
Related Words for conterminouscoincident, commensurate, equal, like, coextensive, coterminous, adjacent, bordering, contiguous, proximal
Examples from the Web for conterminous
Historical Examples of conterminous
Its length is conterminous with the duration of humanity here or yonder.Expositions of Holy Scripture
Their morality, however, was conterminous with the limits of the clan.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.
Sir Leslie Stephen
That is to say, the reduction is conterminous with the Hundred.
Conterminous with the Russians, and the Courland Lithuanians.
Conterminous with the Khamti on the south, and the Abors on the west.
conterminal (kənˈtɜːmɪnəl) or coterminous (kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs)
- enclosed within a common boundary
- meeting at the ends; without a break or interruption