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noun as in outermost edge, margin

noun as in boundary; frontier


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KPBS also reports that federal officials have proposed spending up to $300 million on pollution control projects at the border, but it remains unclear when those projects will begin.

Similar tests have been carried out by other research groups, usually using border collies.

Decades of exposure to the elements have left the yellow letters faded and rusting, with holes pockmarking the borders.

A border agent inspected the passports, immediately noticed the different surnames, and asked how Jordan could prove she was the mother.

This follows the company’s CEO and founder Henry Blodget’s ambitions to grow the publication’s reach beyond the business borders to a broader population.

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From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.

Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.

A few weeks later, the militants carried out a series of raids on border posts, killing five Iranian policemen.

Saleem believes that the strike came from a nearby airbase across the Iranian border.

Maula Bux himself was killed in 2006, after being lured across the border by Iranian forces on the pretext of a drug deal.

A border feud at Reedsquair, between the English and Scottish marchmen, in which the former were completely beaten.

A few minutes, and he would perhaps have slipped across the border—when something startled him into sudden life again.

For the cry is gone round about the border of Moab: the howling thereof unto Gallim, and unto the well of Elim the cry thereof.

He was one of the most daring, brave and intrepid officers of the army, and his adventures almost border on romance.

The Allegheny Mountains border Virginia along the west and numerous high, narrow ridges are found here.

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On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to border, such as: boundary, line, outskirt, bound, bound/bounds, and brim.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.