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Definition 1: very close or connected in space or time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where contiguous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • contiguous events
  • immediate contact
  • the immediate vicinity
  • the immediate past

Synonyms for contiguous in the sense of this definition

(contiguous is similar to ...) at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

"close to noon" "how close are we to town?" "a close formation of ships"

Definition 2: connecting without a break; within a common boundary - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where contiguous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the 48 conterminous states
  • the contiguous 48 states

Synonyms for contiguous in the sense of this definition

(contiguous is similar to ...) joined or linked together

Definition 3: having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where contiguous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Connecticut
  • the side of Germany conterminous with France
  • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
  • neighboring cities

Synonyms for contiguous in the sense of this definition

(contiguous is similar to ...) joined or linked together

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