Definition of Border. Meaning of Border. Synonyms of Border

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Definition of Border

Border
Border Bor"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bordered; p. pr. & vb. n. Bordering.] 1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts. 2. To approach; to come near to; to verge. Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be branded as folly. --Abp. Tillotson.
Border
Border Bor"der, v. t. 1. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden. 2. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest. The country is bordered by a broad tract called the ``hot region.' --Prescott. Shebah and Raamah . . . border the sea called the Persian gulf. --Sir W. Raleigh. 3. To confine within bounds; to limit. [Obs.] That nature, which contemns its origin, Can not be bordered certain in itself. --Shak.
Border
Border Bor"der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See Board, n., and cf. Bordure.] 1. The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink. Upon the borders of these solitudes. --Bentham. In the borders of death. --Barrow. 2. A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district. 3. A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish. 4. A narrow flower bed. Border land, land on the frontiers of two adjoining countries; debatable land; -- often used figuratively; as, the border land of science. The Border, The Borders, specifically, the frontier districts of Scotland and England which lie adjacent. Over the border, across the boundary line or frontier. Syn: Edge; verge; brink; margin; brim; rim; boundary; confine.

Meaning of Border from wikipedia

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- On the Border is the third studio album by American rock group the Eagles, released in 1974. Apart from two songs produced by Glyn Johns, it was produced...
- sometimes colloquially called the Border Wall, is a series of vertical barriers along the Mexico–United States border aimed at preventing illegal crossings...
- An open border is a border that enables free movement of people between jurisdictions with few or no restrictions on movement, that is to say lacking substantive...
- The Border Collie is a working and herding dog breed developed in the Scottish borders for herding livestock, especially sheep. It was specifically bred...
- Not to be confused with a "Border wall." For the US-Mexico barrier, see Mexico–United States barrier. A border barrier is a separation barrier that runs...
- The Border Security Force (BSF) is the primary border defence organisation of India. It is one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of the Union of...
- Border controls are measures taken by a country or a bloc of countries to monitor its borders in order to regulate the movement of people, animals and...
- The current borders of the State of Israel are the result both of war and of diplomatic agreements among Israel, her neighbors, and colonial powers. Uniquely...
- The India–****stan Border, known locally as the International Border (IB), is an international border running between India and ****stan that demarcates...
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