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Specifically, it cut requirements that members be elected in single districts and that those districts be contiguous and compact, serving relatively equal-sized populations.

Early estimates indicate that most of the contiguous United States will see highs running 10 to 15 degrees above average.

You have a patchwork idea of what the country is, as opposed to a contiguous changing of the map.

The commission is tasked with drawing City Council districts that are made of contiguous territory, made equal in population based on Census reports and as geographically compact as possible.

NOAA’s new climate normal, the period from 1991 to 2020, shows that average temperatures in the contiguous United States increased across most of the country compared with the averages from 1981 to 2010.

Since the U.S. Constitution mandates that states be contiguous, Moffat County would just sign up with Wyoming.

The Award is limited to Delta Airlines destinations within the 48 contiguous US states and Canada.

Even the accepted US formula for two states: “a secure Israel alongside a viable, contiguous Palestine” is humiliating.

There are only 22 million people in an area about the size of the contiguous 48 States of the United States.

There are only 22 million people in Australia—an area about the size of the contiguous 48 States of the United States.

In these whirlings great differences in atmospheric pressure are brought about in contiguous areas of sea.

Such a kingdom, had it been contiguous to Provence, would indeed have been a most formidable addition to the French monarchy.

The high altar is very choice and beautiful; and the contiguous decorations are profuse and exquisite.

As the regiments landed, the brigades were formed in contiguous columns at quarter distance.

This is Carver's version, who, however, confounds it with another contiguous island.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contiguous, such as: adjoining, neighboring, abutting, approximal, beside, and bordering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.