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Definition of Borders
BorderBorder Bor"der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bordered; p. pr. & vb.
1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or
adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on
2. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be
branded as folly. --Abp.
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.
3. To confine within bounds; to limit. [Obs.]
That nature, which contemns its origin, Can not be
bordered certain in itself. --Shak.
BorderBorder 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;
Meaning of Borders from wikipedia
- the Canada–United States border
may even be completely
regions; such borders
are often described
the U.S., primarily
in its Borders
stores. At the beginning
of 2010, the company operated
511 Borders superstores
in the US. The company...
- and only to borders between political
jurisdictions, not to mere boundaries
of privately owned
property. Open borders
are the norm for borders between
- India shares international
with six sovereign
countries. Maritime borders
are the maritime boundary recognized
by the United
- Israel's five potential
are internationally recognized while
the other three
are disputed. Israel's borders
- Scottish Borders
(Scots: The Mairches, lit. "The Marches"; Scottish
Gaelic: Crìochan na h-Alba) is one of 32 council areas
of Scotland. It borders
- On the Border
is the third studio album
the Eagles, released
in 1974. Apart
from two songs produced
by Glyn Johns, it was produced...
- China shares international borders
with 14 sovereign
states. In addition, there
is a 30-km border
with the special administrative region
of Hong Kong,...
- season. In total
of Beyond Borders
have aired, in addition
to the pilot
episode, "Beyond Borders
". A proposed
in the Criminal...
- Border controls
are measures taken
by a country
or a bloc of countries
of people, animals
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