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coterminous

[ koh-tur-muh-nuhs ]
/ koʊˈtɜr mə nəs /
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adjective
having the same border or covering the same area.
being the same in extent; coextensive in range or scope.
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Also co·ter·mi·nal [koh-tur-muh-nl]. /koʊˈtɜr mə nl/.

Origin of coterminous

First recorded in 1790–1800; re-formation of conterminous; see co-

OTHER WORDS FROM coterminous

co·ter·mi·nous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for coterminous

coterminous

conterminous

/ (kəʊˈtɜːmɪnəs) /

adjective
having a common boundary; bordering; contiguous
coextensive or coincident in range, time, scope, etc
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