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Contiguous

see synonyms of contiguous

Adjective

1. contiguous, immediate

very close or connected in space or time

Example Sentences:
'contiguous events'
'immediate contact'
'the immediate vicinity'
'the immediate past'

2. conterminous, contiguous

connecting without a break; within a common boundary

Example Sentences:
'the 48 conterminous states'
'the contiguous 48 states'

3. adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring

having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

Example Sentences:
'Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut'
'the side of Germany conterminous with France'
'Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho'
'neighboring cities'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Contiguous

see synonyms of contiguous
adjective
1. 
touching along the side or boundary; in contact
2. 
physically adjacent; neighbouring
3. 
preceding or following in time

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Contiguous

see synonyms of contiguous
adjective
1. 
in physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
2. 
near, next, or adjacent

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Contiguous

see synonyms of contiguous
adj.
1. Sharing an edge or boundary; touching.
2. Neighboring; adjacent.
3.
a. Connecting without a break: the 48 contiguous states.
b. Connected in time; uninterrupted: served two contiguous terms in office.

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