from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of conterminous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Linked or related and expiring together.
- adj. Having matching boundaries; or, adjoining and sharing a boundary.
- adj. Having the same scope, range of meaning, or extent in time.
- adj. Meeting end to end or at the ends.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Bordering; conterminous; -- followed by with.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as conterminous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being of equal extent or scope or duration
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At the time of the reorganization, Hibbard and Woolf were appointed to four year terms coterminous with the Governor's.
There are other ways of putting things together so they're not necessarily opposed; there is the idea of collaboration, or the phrase "coterminous," meaning where one appears, the other has to appear.
In some cases, the definition of parishes by ethnicity was de jure aka “nationality parishes” while in other cases the ethnic fragmentation was de facto, based on geography, as ethnicity and neighborhood boundaries were coterminous anyway.50 Whether de facto or de jure, the objective was to provide a linguistically and culturally comfortable niche in which members of the different ethnic groups could experience their religion, and reinforce their ethnicity.
Sure, but its not always coterminous with a state.
For the neocons, taking over countries and installing friendly governments is an end unto itself, indistinguishable from and coterminous with the spread of freedom and American ideals, and representative of their vision of how a decent, orderly, humane global system would operate. joe from Lowell Says:
Note also that 4A protections are no longer coterminous with common-law trespass (as was early in the Republic).
Having the card and actively using are not coterminous conditions.
In many ways it remains an enticing one, not just for traditional critics of big government but also for all those who believe that social-ism a formulation that Tony Blair flirted with in his early years as Labour leader and the state are not interchangeable or coterminous.
Athenian greatness, for Ms. Hughes, is coterminous with Socrates' life.
At its core, Islamism regards the historical trajectory of the Middle East as being essentially coterminous with that of Islam.