conterminous
[ kuhn-tur-muh-nuhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
17th Century; Latin from Latin conterminus
Synonyms
  • bordering
  • adjacent
Antonyms
  • remote
Definition
having a common boundary
Example
A) All industries are conterminous chains that rely on supply and demand of goods or services. B) The small town of Stars Hollow is conterminous to Woodbridge.
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