limites

limites

[lim-i-teez]
noun
plural of limes.
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limes

[lahy-mees]
noun, plural limites [lim-i-teez] .
1.
a boundary, especially the fortified border or frontier of a country.
2.
(initial capital letter) Siegfried line.
3.
an ancient Roman frontier fortification.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin līmes; see limit

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limes (ˈlaɪmiːz)
 
n , pl limites
the fortified boundary of the Roman Empire
 
[from Latin]

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limes li·mes (lī'mēz)
n. pl. lim·i·tes (lĭm'ĭ-tēz')
Abbr. L
A boundary, limit, or threshold.

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