Definition of conterminous :
having a common boundary or edge; touching; " abutting lots"; " adjoining rooms"; " Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; " the side of Germany conterminous with France"; " Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; " neighboring cities"
- As early as the sixth century the Thuringians and Saxons are conterminous, and members of the same confederation against the Franks. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
- From this we should understand that, the front conterminous with Spain from the strait of Gibraltar to Cadiz thence extended westward, making a curve along the coast of Barbary or Africa, but very close to it, between west and south, which is what sailors call south- west. - "History of the Incas", Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa.
- The two varieties of the German languages to which the Anglo- Saxon bore the closest relationship, were the Old Saxon and the Frisian, and each of these are made conterminous with it by the recognition of the area in question- the Old Saxon to the south, the Frisian to the west, and, probably, to the north as well. - "The Ethnology of the British Islands", Robert Gordon Latham.