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contiguous

adj. connected or "next to", usually meaning adjoining pieces of real estate.

contiguous

adjective abutting, adjacent, adjoining, against, at close quarters, beside, bordering, bounding, close, confinis, conjoining, conjunct, connected, convergent, coupled, edging, end to end, in close proximity, in common boundaries with, in contact, joined, meeting, near, neighboring, next to, on the confines of, on the edge of, proximal, proximate, side by side, touching, verging
Associated concepts: contiguous lands, contiguous municiialities, contiguous property, contiguous territory
See also: adjacent, close, immediate, near, proximate
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Combating these threats requires our military to organize, train, equip, and plan for employing forces in an area to wage decisive action on a contiguous battlefield.
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Nations can exercise limited control for the purposes of preventing or punishing infringement of customs, fiscal, immigration and sanitation laws in their contiguous zones, which lie between their territorial waters and exclusive economic zones.
In 2003, the Department of Revenue issued its decision rejecting Sonoco's claims and stating that "intervening roads, rights-of-way, and railroad tracks do not destroy contiguity" The trial court disagreed, finding that the public road between the buildings and the plant site created a "clearly defined, intervening land area with legal boundaries demarcating the two land areas" The court thus held that the four buildings were not contiguous with the plant site and were entitled to a 6% assessment ratio.
JANUARY 2006 TEMPERATURES IN 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES The map and its key show the number of states that fall into each of three temperature categories for January 2006.
Unlike contiguous hollow pigments, the surface of each HS 2000NA particle is covered with tiny holes, creating a readily-crushable particle that generates a more uniform distribution than other pigments.
This special MoveFile API makes a contiguous copy of the file on the disk to the location specified by the defragmenter.
First, large areas of the contiguous 48 states are not represented, and the book offers no suggestions for readers in these areas.
Also, Micron recently acquired an impressive 50% interest in six new contiguous Athabasca Oil Sands sections in Alberta, Canada.
SSTL says restricting the company from the next auctions will be unfair as the base price for for 1800 MHz contiguous spectrum in the ensuing is even lower than the price at which SSTL bought non-contiguous 800 MHz spectrum.
in the contiguous zone, just outside Japan's territorial waters, about 29 kilometers northwest of Kuba Island, one of the islets of the Japanese-administered Senkaku group, which is also claimed by China.
25,000,000 for the acquisition of three contiguous parcels and additional FAR for the development of an 81,000 s/f condominium building, located in New York.