Part of speech: noun

The goal; end; terminal; boundary.

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Usage examples "terminus":

  1. The people that to- day are marching with their faces towards Zion, and to- morrow making a loop- line to the world, will be a long time before they reach their terminus. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
  2. Now, if you get possession of that communication, I want you to telegraph to me while you are en route for London, and I will meet you at the terminus; then I shall take the document direct to this official, even before the regular messenger has time to reach him. - "Jennie Baxter, Journalist", Robert Barr.
  3. They arrived at the terminus just four days after the expeditionary party had left for Friendly Bay. - "The Window-Gazer", Isabel Ecclestone Mackay.