Thursday, November 5, 2015

coterminous

coterminous (comparative more coterminous, superlative most coterminous)
  1. (of property leases) Linked or related and expiring together.
  2. (of regions or properties) Having matching boundaries; or, adjoining and sharing a boundary.
    New York City's borough of Brooklyn and New York State's Kings County are coterminous.
    To get a building warrant he had to show the plans to "coterminous proprietors", neighbours with whom his property shared a boundary.
  3. Having the same scope, range of meaning, or extent in time.
  4. Meeting end to end or at the ends.

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