Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
1. General Dimensions

199. Contiguity.

   NOUN:CONTIGUITY, contiguousness, contact, proximity, apposition, abuttal, juxtaposition, touching &c v.; abutment, osculation; meeting, appulse, appulsion, rencontre [F.], rencounter, syzygy, conjunction, conjugation, coincidence, coexistence; adhesion [See Coherence].
  BORDERLAND; frontier (limit) [See Limit]; tangent; abutter.
   VERB:BE CONTIGUOUS &c. adj.; join, adjoin, about on, neighbor, border, march with; graze, touch, meet, osculate, come in contact, coincide; coexist; adhere [See Coherence].
   ADJECTIVE:CONTIGUOUS; touching &c. v.; in contact &c. n.; conterminous, end to end, osculatory; pertingent [obs.]; tangential.
  hand to hand; close to (near) [See Nearness]; with no interval [See Interval].