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Sample sentences for the GRE study word contiguous

contiguous can be used as a adj

1.Lay rank'd contiguous on the bending shore. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.He was acquainted with thieves, a tribe contiguous to his own. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.And the reason lies in our comparing those parts with the contiguous parts. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
4.The derived shadow will be darker than the primary shadow where it is contiguous with it. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
5.Indeed, it was resolved that they should lodge in the same house and have contiguous apartments. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
6.It was likewise to be noted of this majestic spirit, that whereas it always appeared with an air of having been out a long time and walked an immense distance, it perceptibly came from a closely contiguous wall. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.Before Hester Prynne could call together her thoughts, and consider what was practicable to be done in this new and startling aspect of affairs, the sound of military music was heard approaching along a contiguous street. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.That portion of the illuminated surface on which a shadow is cast will be brightest which lies contiguous to the cast shadow. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
9.He has already dug up all the garden two or three times to find the famous spring, and, being unsuccessful, he will soon purchase all the contiguous houses. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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