What are terminus?

  • (noun): (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.
    Synonyms: terminal figure, term
    See also — Additional definitions below


Terminus is a Latin word that literally means boundary stone. It may also be used to describe the end of a road.

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New Hampshire Route 85 - Junction List
... Notes Rockingham Exeter 0.00 0.00 NH 27 / NH 111A (Main Street/Water Street) Southern terminus of NH 85 ... Newfields NH 87 (Piscassic Road) Eastern terminus of NH 87. 4.86 7.82 NH 108 (College Road) Northern terminus of NH 85 ...
... Terminus is a Latin word that literally means boundary stone ... Terminus may also refer to Terminus, the original name of Atlanta, Georgia, USA Terminus (Atlanta), an office complex in Atlanta Terminus (god), a Roman ...
Oklahoma State Highway 17 - Junction List
... Notes Comanche Elgin 0.0 0.0 US-277 Western terminus Sterling 7.4 11.9 SH-65 Northern terminus of SH-65 Grady Rush Springs 20.3 32.7 US-81 20.9 33.6 US-81 Bus ... Eastern terminus 1.000 mi = 1.609 km 1.000 km = 0.621 mi ...
Terminus (god)
... In Roman religion, Terminus was the god who protected boundary markers his name was the Latin word for such a marker ... to sanctify each boundary stone, and landowners celebrated a festival called the "Terminalia" in Terminus' honor each year on February 23 ... Optimus Maximus on the Capitoline Hill was thought to have been built over a shrine to Terminus, and he was occasionally identified as an aspect of Jupiter under the name "Jupiter Terminalis" ...
Radisson (Montreal Metro) - Terminus Radisson
... Terminus Radisson AMT Bus Terminus Station statistics Address 7155, Sherbrooke St East Coordinates 45°25′23″N 73°32′23″W / 45.42306°N 73.53972°W / 45.42306 -73 ... and MRC Les Moulins routes of the CRT Lanaudière use the terminus, as well as Société de transport de Laval and Réseau de transport de Longueuil buses, and local services provided by Société de transport ...

More definitions of "terminus":

  • (noun): Station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods.
    Synonyms: terminal, depot
  • (noun): The ultimate goal for which something is done.
    Synonyms: destination
  • (noun): Either end of a railroad or bus route.