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Noun: terminus (termini,terminuses)  tur-mi-nus
  1. A place where something ends or is complete
    - end point, endpoint, termination
     
  2. The ultimate goal for which something is done
    - destination
     
  3. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
    - terminal figure, term
     
  4. Either end of a railway or bus route
     
  5. Station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    - terminal, depot

Derived forms: termini, terminuses

Type of: end, goal, station, statue, terminal

Part of: transit, transportation, transportation system

Encyclopedia: Terminus, Georgia