continental United States

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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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In the study s projections for 2030 and 2050, the researchers set constraints for each contiguous U.
Cases of infected humans have been documented in every state in the contiguous U.
The Sabine Pass LNG terminal will become the first facility in the contiguous U.
A recent study commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a leading environmental group, and carried out by the consulting firm Tetra Tech found that one out of three counties across the contiguous U.
2008 Target opens its first store outside the contiguous U.
The Fly With Me[TM] Discount Benefit Program adds value to any club membership or products by offering business clients' customers up to 10% discount on any of the 48 contiguous U.
PUERTO RICO: Bosley Professional Strength, Beverly Hills, CA, has named its first distributor outside of the contiguous U.
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the federal agency responsible for overseeing endangered species protections, stated that wolverine population numbers were declining precipitously: "The small effective population size (number of breeding wolverines) in the contiguous U.
western hemlock, prevents clear conclusions from being made regarding the difference between Alaska-grown and contiguous U.
Free ground shipping is available anywhere in the contiguous U.
Last January, the average temperature in the contiguous U.