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Meaning of terminus

ter•mi•nus

Pronunciation: (tûr'mu-nus), [key]
— pl. -ni -nus•es.
  1. the end or extremity of anything.
  2. either end of a railroad line.
  3. the station or the town at the end of a railway or bus route.
  4. the point toward which anything tends; goal or end.
  5. a boundary or limit.
  6. a boundary post or stone.
  7. (cap.) the ancient Roman god of boundaries and landmarks.
  8. term (def. 10).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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