Contemporary

Definition of Contemporary

Con`tem´po`ra`ry
a.1.Living, occuring, or existing, at the same time; done in, or belonging to, the same times; contemporaneous.
This king [Henry VIII.] was contemporary with the greatest monarchs of Europe.
- Strype.
2.Of the same age; coeval.
A grove born with himself he sees,
And loves his old contemporary trees.
- Cowley.
n.1.One who lives at the same time with another; as, Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries.
2.a person of nearly the same age as another.

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