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Next to, actually touching, at something greater than a point. The identification of contiguous parcels is important in the following circumstances:

• In adverse possession, a party in actual possession of property that has a defective deed is considered in constructive possession of the remainder of the parcel, but not of contiguous parcels, even if described in the same deed.
• Bankrupt debtors may claim homestead rights in contiguous parcels of land and are not limited to the single parcel on which their home sits, assuming other legal requirements are met.
• Under the Uniform Land Security Interest Act (model legislation not necessarily passed by all states) a mortgage lender's after acquired property clause is unenforceable except as to contiguous property.

Parcel C is contiguous to parcels A and D,but only adjacent to parcels B and E. But, in some jurisdictions, if the corners of the properties touch, this is sufficient to make the properties “contiguous.”

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Combating these threats requires our military to organize, train, equip, and plan for employing forces in an area to wage decisive action on a contiguous battlefield.
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Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding businesses that August 21 is the filing deadline for federal disaster loans that are available to small, non-farm and agriculture-dependent businesses located in the counties of Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Ontario, Orange, Rensselaer, Suffolk and Sullivan and contiguous counties of Albany, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Lewis, Livingston, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, St.
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