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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Either end of a railroad or bus route; (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; The ultimate goal for which something is done;

Usage examples (40)
  • I can see clearly now that the terminus is nearer than I had earlier thought.
  • The end, the terminus, is significant not by itself but as the integration of the parts.
  • Its terminus is the Trevi Fountain; you can see (and hear) part of the ancient aqueduct below the Sala Trevi cinema in an alley nearby.
  • Once that terminus is erased, there is nothing to stop society from sliding into straightforward euthanasia, as has occurred in the UK. for more
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