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dis-termĭno , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.,
I.to separate by a boundary, to divide, limit, part (rare; “mostly post-Aug.): quas (sterlas) intervallum binas disterminat unum,Cic. Arat. 94: “Hispanias Galliasque Pyrenaei montes,Plin. 3, 3, 4, § 30: “communibus parietibus,Dig. 10, 1, 4, § 10 al.—With ab: “Arabia Judaeam ab Aegypto disterminat,Plin. 12, 21, 45, § 100: “Vettones ab Asturia,id. 4, 20, 34, § 112: “Gallica arva ab Ausoniis,Luc. 1, 216: “Asiam ab Europa,id. 9, 957.—
II. Trop., to limit, regulate: “ea res ratio disterminat omnis,Lucr. 2, 719.
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