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Definition of: border

(bôrdər) noun
1. A margin or edge; outer portion or limit; brink; verge.
2. The frontier line or district of a country or state; hence, a boundary or frontier, especially the western frontier of the United States.
>3 A surrounding or enclosing strip of ground in a garden, commonly planted with flowers; also, a decorative edge or margin: a border of lace on a cap.
4. A shallow drop curtain hanging at the top of a stage set, to conceal lights, mask the gridiron, etc. See synonyms under BANK, BOUNDARY, MARGIN.
—the Border or Borders
The boundary and nearby land between England and Scotland.

1. Of or pertaining to a territorial border.
2. Living on or characteristic of a frontier: border costumes.
3. Situated on a frontier: a border town.

1. To put a border or edging on.
2. To lie next to; form a boundary to.
3. To resemble: have the appearance: with on or upon: That borders on piracy.
4. To touch or abut: with on or upon. [<OF bordure <bord edge, ult. <Gmc]
bor′der·ing adjective

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left border
northern border
southern border
western border
eastern border
border crossing
center border
international border
border patrol
border town
border region
german border
border guard
canadian border
border guards

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"border" has the frequency of use of 0.0089% on en.wikipedia.org.

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