- the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
- a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent.
Origin of contiguity
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Examples from the Web for contiguity
One can't, with a straight face, call this territorial "contiguity," especially since that road would be easy for Israel to close.A Bogus Defense Of E1 Construction
December 4, 2012
This is a low form of memory, resting on association by contiguity.
It is brought down by some to contiguity, by most others to resemblance.
People need to touch the facts, and nearness in time is contiguity.Backlog Studies
Charles Dudley Warner
There was contiguity but not much sociability in our neighborhood.Urban Sketches
The relation between God and man is a relation of contiguity.The Theistic Conception of the World
B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
Word Origin and History for contiguity
1640s, from French contiguité from Latin contiguitas, from contiguus (see contiguous).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The state of being contiguous.
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