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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 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 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.


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- borders define geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdiction s, such as government s, sovereign states , federated
- borders group, inc. (former nyse ticker symbol bgp) was an international book and music retailer based in ann arbor, michigan .
- the mexicoľunited states border is an international border running from imperial beach , california , and tijuana , baja california , in
- the canada ľunited states border , officially known as the international boundary, is the longest international border in the world shared
- the scottish borders (the mairches) is one of 32 council areas of scotland it is bordered by dumfries and galloway to the west, south
- the anglo-scottish border (or english-scottish border, known locally as simply the border) is the official border and mark of entry between
- the inner german border (innerdeutsche grenze or deutsch-deutsche grenze; initially also zonengrenze) was the frontier between the german
- itv border, previously border television, is the channel 3 service provided by itv broadcasting limited for the england/scotland border
- border cricket team is the team representing the border province in domestic first-class cricket in south africa . the team began playing
- the republic of irelandľunited kingdom border is the boundary between the sovereign states of the republic of ireland and the united


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