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Commonly seen in the eligibility section of sweepstakes rules, "Continental US" refers to all of the United States on the North American continent. The Continental United States includes 49 states, all of them except Hawaii.

Hawaii is often excluded from sweepstakes because of the high price of shipping and/or airfare.

Also Known As:
Continental United States, Continental U.S.
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Entry into this sweepstakes is open to residents of the Continental US only.

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