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contiguous

Adjacent or touching. Contrast with fragmentation. See contiguous file.
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Owing to geographical contiguity, administrative convenience, economic potential and social homogeneity the commission suggested option two.
Lincoln contended that the area had not been properly annexed by unanimous consent because the petition was missing a property owner's signature, that the area failed to fulfill the contiguity requirement and that the annexation was unreasonable.
Alesna blamed the geographical characteristics of the region as there is no contiguity in its areas.'Our engineer, if he is in Cotabato City, he still needs to go to Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi.
The partition plan of 3rd June 1947 envisaged that over 565 princely states would join India or Pakistan keeping in view the aspirations of their people and geographical contiguity.
If only I had the contentment of floor tiles with contiguity or the look that does not know what it sees now that it has completely lost its connection to the eye.
The expansion "would create territorial contiguity between Jerusalem and the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, which is adjacent to Bethlehem," Haaretz added.
The plan presented by Galant includes the establishment of new settlements in the area, in a geographical structure that creates territorial contiguity that provides protection to the residents of the Negev, thereby creating a barrier and protection against a Bedouin takeover and an Islamist movement from the southern Hebron hills to the Negev.
As shown in Table-1, two Queen contiguity spatial weight matrixes (SWM) were created with order of contiguity 1 and 2.
General Aoun said "the army stands at equal distance from everyone in this entitlement, and will perform its duty away from politics and in the spirit of impartiality, contiguity and discipline." He concluded that "The army will be up to the confidence of the citizen and will assume its responsibilities without hesitation to defend the homeland and preserve its security and stability."
They are an obstacle to peace as they threaten the contiguity of a future Palestinian state," he said.
The chapter on preliminaries explains contiguity operators and degenerate relations.
With the support of empirical evidence, San-Akca establishes that rebel groups and states are far more likely to choose one another based on the following independent variables: ideational contiguity, that is a common ideology between the rebel group and supporter state; a common adversary or "target state" particularly one with a history of conflict against the supporter state; relative strength of the target state; and domestic instability of the supporter state.