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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tem·po·ra·ne·ous a.  Living, existing, or occurring at the same time; contemporary.
    The great age of Jewish philosophy, that of Aben Esra, Maimonides, and Kimchi, had been contemporaneous with the later Spanish school of Arabic philosophy.   --Milman
 -- Con*tem*po*ra*ne*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being current or of the present; "a shopping
           mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this
           village" [syn: modernity, modernness, modernism, contemporaneity]
      2: the quality of belonging to the same period of time [syn: contemporaneity]