Contiguity



[kon-ti-gyoo-i-tee] /ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti/

noun, plural contiguities.
1.
the state of being ; contact or proximity.
2.
a series of things in continuous connection; a continuous mass or extent.
n.

1640s, from French contiguité from Latin contiguitas, from contiguus (see contiguous).

contiguity con·ti·gu·i·ty (kŏn’tĭ-gyōō’ĭ-tē)
n.
The state of being contiguous.

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