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  1. a variant of contemporary
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Examples from the Web for cotemporary

Historical Examples

  • Of cotemporary writers, in the way of authority, there is no mention.

    A Handbook of the English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • But there is no reason for believing this to be a cotemporary entry.

  • He speaks to what he had the means of knowing, and he speaks to a cotemporary fact.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • We wish we could do that; but our cotemporary has already engaged the only editor we know of who can.

  • The Annals of Ulster are cotemporary authority for the event.