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).
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continental United States

United States territory, including the adjacent territorial waters, located within North America between Canada and Mexico. Also called CONUS.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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On ViaSat-2 equipped aircraft, Fly-Fi will not be available on portions of some routes, and live television will not be available while operating outside of the contiguous U.S., or until the aircraft returns to the coverage area.
It was the third most intense storm in terms of central pressure and brought the fourth strongest winds of any to hit the contiguous U.S. on record.
The contract for the Nigerian Air Force includes ground training devices, mission planning systems, mission debrief systems, spares, ground support equipment, alternate mission equipment, contiguous U.S. interim contractor support, outside of continental U.S., or OCONUS, contractor logistic support and field service representatives for OCONUS support.
SCIENTISTS HAVE ESTABLISHED that 3 billion years ago, a supervolcano created one of the largest rock deposits on Mars, the Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF), which spans an area equivalent to one-fourth of the contiguous U.S.
The month of December ranked near the warmest third of the record, with an average temperature across the contiguous U.S. of 34.8 degrees F, 2.1 degrees above average.
* Review the location of programs in each military community outside the contiguous U.S.
For example, while the contiguous U.S. experienced the second warmest year on record, the Arctic had its warmest year ever.
The highest average price for regular gas in the contiguous U.S. is $2.67 a gallon in San Francisco.
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Cases of infected humans have been documented in every state in the contiguous U.S. The areas of major epidemics vary from year to year.
"The Sabine Pass LNG terminal will become the first facility in the contiguous U.S. capable of exporting natural gas as LNG, said Charif Souki, Chairman and CEO.