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τέρμα 1 end, boundary, Lat. terminus:
1.the goal round which chariots had to turn at races, Lat. meta, Il.; δρόμου τέρματα Soph.
2.the mark set to shew how far a quoit was thrown, Od.
3.metaph. an end, issue, event, Aesch.
II.generally, an end, limit, id=Aesch.; so in pl. boundaries, Hdt. end, πρὸς τέρμα εἶναι, ἐπὶ τέρμ᾽ ἀφικέσθαι to have reached the limit, be at the end, Aesch., Soph.; τ. βίου the term or end of life, death, Soph., Eur., etc.; ἐπὶ τέρματι at last, Aesch.
3.the end or highest point, κακῶν Eur.; πρὸς τέρμασιν ὥρας Ar.
5.the highest power, supremacy, τ. Κορίνθου ἔχειν to be sovereign of Corinth, Simon.; θεοὶ ἁπάντων τέρμ᾽ ἔχοντες Eur.

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