Con*tem`po*ra"ne*ous (?), a. [L. contemporaneus; con- + tempus time. See Temporal, and cf. Contemporaneous.]
Living, existing, or occurring at the same time; contemporary.
The great age of Jewish philosophy, that of Aben Esra, Maimonides, and Kimchi, had been contemporaneous with the later Spanish school of Arabic philosophy.
- Con*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ness, n.
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