continental United States

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Related to Continguous United States: Continental United States, Lower 48 states

continen′tal Unit′ed States′


n.
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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The retail sales information now available to consumer packaged goods manufacturers is collected at all 209 military commissaries serving the CONUS region, defined as the continguous United States.