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con·ti·gu·i·ty

 (kŏn′tĭ-gyo͞o′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·ti·gu·i·ties
1. The state of being contiguous.
2. A continuous mass or series.
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con•ti•gu•i•ty

(ˌkɒn tɪˈgyu ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the state of being contiguous; contact or proximity.
[1635–45; < Late Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contiguity - the attribute of being so near as to be touchingcontiguity - the attribute of being so near as to be touching
nearness, closeness - the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"
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Translations

contiguity

[ˈkɒntɪgjuːɪtɪ] Ncontigüidad f
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contiguity

n(unmittelbare) Nachbarschaft
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References in classic literature ?
The latter was the eternal, living principle or soul in him; and in sleep, being for the time dissociated from the characterizing mind, which at other times employed it for its outer vehicle or agent, it spontaneously sought escape from the scorching contiguity of the frantic thing, of which, for the time, it was no longer an integral.
It was Soapy's design to assume the role of the despicable and execrated "masher." The refined and elegant appearance of his victim and the contiguity of the conscientious cop encouraged him to believe that he would soon feel the pleasant official clutch upon his arm that would insure his winter quarters on the right little, tight little isle.
The very contiguity of his enemy, beneath whatever mask the latter might conceal himself, was enough to disturb the magnetic sphere of a being so sensitive as Arthur Dimmesdale.
She stood by a window, holding a book in close contiguity to her nose, as if with the hope of gaining an olfactory acquaintance with its contents, since her imperfect vision made it not very easy to read them.
In order to explain the occurrence of either the word or the image in the absence of the box, we have to assume that there is something, either in the environment or in our own sensations, which has frequently occurred at about the same time as the word "box." One of the laws which distinguish psychology (or nerve-physiology?) from physics is the law that, when two things have frequently existed in close temporal contiguity, either comes in time to cause the other.* This is the basis both of habit and of association.
Again he stooped slightly to hear better; and the deep night buried everything of the whispering woman and the attentive man, except the familiar contiguity of their faces, with its air of secrecy and caress.
Indonesia's plan to shift its capital to Kalimantan is expected to boost Tawau's economy by virtue of their geographical contiguity as Borneo Island.
Israel has been planning to transform the Jordan Valley, which makes up one third of the occupied West Bank, into a completely Israeli area, aiming to prevent a territorial contiguity between a future Palestinian state and the rest of the Arab world.
The commission rejected reorganisation on such basis and advised, instead, reorganisation in line with geographiAcal contiguity, financial sustainability, administrative viability, and development potential.
The department found that the town could challenge the annexation on grounds that the area the city had annexed did not fulfill a "contiguity" requirement, pointing to the 1,251-acre area's irregular shape.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarfaraz apriciated the effort of the 4rth Muslim Khatri Chamion league organizers fo organized a wonderful and sccessful event on contiguity fourth time, i hop that such programmes would also be held in future and I would definitely try to come in next event.