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noun as in nearness

noun as in propinquity

noun as in proximity

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States can have additional rules, such as contiguity of districts or that cities or counties be kept intact.

The concerns over contiguity have been held up in particular as almost exactly backwards.

One can't, with a straight face, call this territorial "contiguity," especially since that road would be easy for Israel to close.

And thus destroy territorial contiguity for any Palestinian state.

Further, it would lack territorial contiguity, even in the West Bank.

They take place whether the organs be tied or cut through, provided there exists a simple contiguity between the divided ends.

The principal cause of them is the contiguity of this river to the Blue Mountains.

He dwells on the inferiority of this shot, the smallness of the skin, the close contiguity of its owner.

There are two general classes of association of ideas in memory, viz.: Association of contiguity, and logical association.

Neither can I see the force of his argument derived from the contiguity of the grave-yard.


On this page you'll find 146 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contiguity, such as: connection, relation, touch, approximation, closeness, and collision.

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