Terminus meaning

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The final point; the end.
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An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
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A boundary or limit.
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A boundary stone or marker.
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An end; final point; extremity or goal.
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(chiefly brit.) Either end of a transportation line, or a station or town located there; terminal.
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(rom. myth., person, proper) The deity presiding over boundaries and landmarks.
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The end or final point of something.
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The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located.
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A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary.
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Runtimes, run times.
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(Roman mythology) Was the god of boundaries and landmarks, focus of the important Roman festival of Terminalia.
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Origin of terminus

  • Latin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin terminus (“boundary, limit"). From the god Terminus who presided over boundaries.

    From Wiktionary

  • From terminus (“a boundary or border, a limit or point")

    From Wiktionary