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Meaning of terminus by Wiktionary Dictionary



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


    terminus ( plural: termini or terminuses )

    1. The end or final point of something .
    2. The end point of a transportation system, or the town or city in which it is located .
    3. A boundary or border, or a post or stone marking such a boundary .

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Explanation of terminus by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods

    2. either end of a railroad or bus route

    3. a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar

    4. the ultimate goal for which something is done

    5. a place where something ends or is complete