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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Touching along boundaries. Next to something, or next to each other.

Usage examples (35)
  • Five contiguous counties were connected by the highway.
  • contiguous events
  • International law recognizes that coastal nations may establish zones contiguous to their territorial seas, known as contiguous zones.
  • I imagine that the notion of contiguous space-times with varying properties looks quite logical if you're used to thinking of a universe with an extremely small radius. for more
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