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coterminous Line breaks: co|ter¦min|ous
Pronunciation: /kəʊˈtəːmɪnəs/

Definition of coterminous in English:


Having the same boundaries or extent in space, time, or meaning: the coterminous Borough and Parliamentary Constituency of Blyth Valley
More example sentences
  • This influence is not coterminous with national territorial boundaries, however.
  • This process is to a large extent coterminous with bodily decomposition, which is the obverse of gestation.
  • It only emerges when sovereignty is not coterminous with the boundaries of the major political units which constitute the system.


Late 18th century: alteration of conterminous.

Words that rhyme with coterminous

conterminous, terminus, verminous
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