continental United States

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continen′tal Unit′ed States′

the states of the U.S. on the North American continent, usu. excluding Alaska; the 48 contiguous states (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).

continental United States

United States territory, including the adjacent territorial waters, located within North America between Canada and Mexico. Also called CONUS.
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CDC data released late last week shows that there were a total of 1,658 Zika cases in the continental US as of July 27 and most of them were travel-related.
This government and industry team successfully developed and implemented tailored PBL strategies to sustain a total of 260 COC systems in the continental US, outside the continental US and deployed in Operation Enduring Freedom.
According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Peake and his coconspirators conspired through meetings and other communications in the continental US and Puerto Rico to fix, stabilize and maintain rates and surcharges for Puerto Rico freight services, to allocate customers of Puerto Rico freight services between and among the conspirators and to rig bids submitted to customers of Puerto Rico freight services;
Lower-price off-peak sale fares for the continental US are available for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, while peak sale fares for the continental US are available for travel on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Under the terms of the contract, Harris Information Technology Services will provide all network hardware procurement and design, and will install and test the TVCS at 10 Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) training sites in the continental US, as well as five sites outside the continental US.
We report on the CCT and IOP of Latinos with glaucoma living in Puerto Rico and compare it with that of Hispanics living in the continental US.
Under their motor sports umbrella Martini Racing caters to nearly 20 different retailers throughout the entire continent of Australia - the sixth largest country in the world, about the size of the continental US.
In addition, Oberthur Card Systems' personalization presence throughout the continental US provides a competitive advantage for rapid national deployment.
Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA) has announced the launch of its Holiday Fare Sale for travel throughout the continental US and between the continental US and Canada.
Distributed learning is key to training and supporting troops deployed anywhere, whether in the continental US or overseas.
The service allows customers in the continental US to have their suitcases, skis, golf clubs and other travel items shipped by an overnight courier from a home or office directly to their destinations within the continental US.
The Fayetteville Shale, located just east of Little Rock in Arkansas, is the western extension of the Arkoma Basin, one of the most prolific gas basins in the continental US.

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