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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amp;nbsp;The active flu strains in the 2017-18 flu season have proven particularly deadly, with Americans dying at a higher rate than normal across the contiguous U.
The month of December ranked near the warmest third of the record, with an average temperature across the contiguous U.
A large tract of Yukon-Canadian land separates Alaska from the United States mainland; a large body of water separates Hawaii from the contiguous U.
The press has tirelessly publicized this total eclipse, the first to cross the contiguous U.
Review the location of programs in each military community outside the contiguous U.
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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.
is in the worst drought in over 50 years, since December 1956, when about 58 percent of the contiguous U.
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