Day-77 (Contiguous)

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Word:
Contiguous

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Used to describe things that touch each other or are immediately next to each other.

Sentences:
1) Connecticut and Massachusetts are contiguous states.
2) He served two contiguous terms in office(refers to 'presidency').

Origin:
Latin contiguus, from contingere which means 'to have contact with'.

First use:
circa 1609

Synonyms:
abutting, adjoining, bordering, adjacent, flanking, flush.

Antonyms:
nonadjacent, noncontiguous.

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