Lower 48
geographical name the continental states of the United States excluding Alaska

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lower 48 — Lower For|ty eight or Lower 48 «FR tee AYT», U.S. the forty eight states of the continental United States excluding Alaska: »People [leave] Anchorage and Fairbanks…Some, of course, are interested only in a year or two s work, then to return with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lower 48 — Continental United States Die Continental United States sind die 48 zusammenhängenden Bundesstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten auf dem nordamerikanischen Kontinent. Sie grenzen sich von Alaska, Hawaii und den amerikanischen Überseegebieten ab und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lower 48 — noun the contiguous continental states area of the United States of America, comprising 48 states in number, and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska and Hawaii. Syn: contiguous 48 …   Wiktionary

  • Lower 48 — Alaska slang The 48 states south of here. (We don t know how to refer to Hawaii) …   English dialects glossary

  • Lower 48 — [[t]ˈloʊ ər[/t]] n. geg the 48 contiguous states of the U.S …   From formal English to slang

  • Lower 48 — Alaskan name for the forty eight contiguous United States …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Lower For|ty-eight — or Lower 48 «FR tee AYT», U.S. the forty eight states of the continental United States excluding Alaska: »People [leave] Anchorage and Fairbanks…Some, of course, are interested only in a year or two s work, then to return with saved high wages to …   Useful english dictionary

  • lower forty-eight — the forty eight conterminous states of the United States: a term used mainly by Alaskans: usually written lower 48 * * * …   Universalium

  • lower forty-eight — the forty eight conterminous states of the United States: a term used mainly by Alaskans: usually written lower 48 …   English World dictionary

  • 48 (number) — ← 47 49 → 48 ← 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 …   Wikipedia

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