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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·ter·mi·nous /kənˈtɝmənəs, kɑn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ter·mi·nous a.  Having the same bounds, or limits; bordering upon; contiguous.
    This conformed so many of them as were conterminous to the colonies and garrisons, to the Roman laws.   --Sir M. Hale.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: connecting without a break; within a common boundary; "the
             48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states"
             [syn: contiguous]
      2: 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" [syn: abutting, adjacent,
          adjoining, contiguous, neighboring(a)]
      3: of equal extent or scope or duration [syn: coextensive, coterminous]