(US, geography) The largest portion of the United States which is not separated by any ocean or non-U.S. land; the United States exclusive of Alaska, Hawaii, and other overseasterritories.
(US, geography) The portion of the United States which is located on the North American continent; the United States exclusive of Hawaii and other overseas territories.
Continental-united-states Sentence Examples
It is larger than the continental United States excluding Alaska, and slightly larger than the great bulk of Europe lying east of France.
In 1906 the exports of fruits from Hawaii to the continental United States were valued at $382,295.
outside the state; its average yield per acre (1673 lb) was exceeded in the continental United States only in Vermont (1844 lb) and Massachusetts (1674 lb) in 1899, and in 1907 (1510 lb) by New Hampshire (1650 lb), Vermont (1625 lb) and Massachusetts (1525 lb).
At the census of 1910, while the continental United States population (excluding Alaska) was 91,972,266, the total, including Alaska, Hawaii and Porto Rico, but excluding the Philippine Islands, Guam, Samoa and the Canal Zone, was 93,402,151.
The company provides delivery cost to all areas within the continental United States and includes an easy to use delivery cost calculator on the website.