adjacent (adj.)

  1. nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; had adjacent rooms; in the next room; the person sitting next to me; our rooms were side by side

    [ Syn: next , side by side ]

  2. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut; the side of Germany conterminous with France; Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho; neighboring cities

    [ Syn: conterminous , contiguous , neighboring ]

  3. near or close to but not necessarily touching; lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities'

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