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contiguity

[ kon-ti-gyoo-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti /
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noun, plural con·ti·gu·i·ties.

the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent.

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Origin of contiguity

From the Late Latin word contiguitās, dating back to 1635–45. See contiguous, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM contiguity

non·con·ti·gu·i·ty, noun, plural non·con·ti·gu·i·ties.
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Medical definitions for contiguity

contiguity
[ kŏn′tĭ-gyōōĭ-tē ]

n.

The state of being contiguous.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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