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Saturday, May 10, 2003

Definitions for contemporaneous

  1. Originating, existing, or occurring at the same time.

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Citations for contemporaneous
The best sources for a historian are those that provide a contemporaneous account of the events under scrutiny. Jan T. Gross, Neighbors
As a version of female power, Spiritualism and its sister, the Victorian flowering of occult magic, became a handmaid of the vigorous contemporaneous crusade for female emancipation. Terence Brown, The Life of W. B. Yeats
Origin of contemporaneous
Contemporaneous is from Latin contemporaneus, from con-, com-, "with, together" + tempus, tempor-, "time."
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