Origin of limitary
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Related Wordssurrounded, belted, restricted, fringed, enclosed, walled, defined, girdled, flanked, rimmed, encircled, delimited, encompassed, ringed, contiguous, definite, finite, determinate, limitary
Examples from the Web for limitary
It is an infinite, an indistinct, where each consciousness defines and sets a limitary form.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece
John Addington Symonds
In literature and science the Greek intellect followed no beaten track, and acknowledged no limitary rules.
He was reminded, however, that his power was limitary, and that he would not be allowed to exceed it.The Life of Sir Richard Burton
- of, involving, or serving as a limit
- restricted or limited
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Word Origin and History for limitary
1610s, from Latin limitaris, from limes (genitive limitis); see limit (n.).
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