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 for conterminous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Conterminous \Con*ter"mi*nous\, a. [L. conterminus. Cf.
     Having the same bounds, or limits; bordering upon;
     [1913 Webster]
           This conformed so many of them as were conterminous to
           the colonies and garrisons, to the Roman laws. --Sir M.
     [1913 Webster] Conterranean

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "conterminous":
     accompanying, adjacent, adjoining, agreeing, bordering, buck,
     coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting,
     coinstantaneous, collateral, combat, concomitant, concurrent,
     connecting, contemporaneous, contemporary, contend, contiguous,
     coterminous, dispute, duel, end to end, endeavor, endways, endwise,
     face to face, fight, immediate, isochronal, isochronous, joined,
     juxtaposed, neighbor, neighboring, next, oppose, repel, rival,
     simultaneous, traverse, unison, unisonous, vie, withstand

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