The definition of contemporaneous is things that exist or occur at the same time.(adjective)
When two people are both alive during the same time period, this is an example of a situation where those people are contemporaneous with each other.
See contemporaneous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L contemporaneus < com-, with + tempus: see contemporary
See contemporaneous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin contemporāneus
Origin: : com-, com-
Origin: + tempus, tempor-, time
Origin: + -āneus, adj. suff.
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