|Very close or connected in space or time.|
The immediate vicinity.
The immediate past.
|Connecting without a break; within a common boundary.|
The 48 conterminous states.
The contiguous 48 states.
|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.