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The plan means excess water would be rerouted before it even crosses the border into the United States.

Except for absurdly claiming that his border wall was near completion, he did not focus on immigration as he had previously.

Nicole Hassoun, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkInfectious diseases do not respect borders.

In his announcement, Gloria touted her work on border pollution in the Tijuana River Valley.

Many enter the United States at authorized border crossings.

With zero new patients in weeks, the region bordering both Sierra Leone and Guinea has been declared virtually Ebola-free.

Such as, say… a war in Europe, most likely in a former Soviet republic bordering with the European Union?

Things got so bad a couple of months ago that Omran, along with several of his friends, tried to escape to bordering Egypt.

However, there are hundreds of combat-ready aircraft in countries bordering Iraq and Syria.

During the recent Gaza-Israel conflict, the brigades claimed that they fired a number of rockets at Israeli towns bordering Gaza.

Bordering them were great quantities of berry-laden snow-berry bushes, of which I am very fond.

There was no moon, and the trees bordering both sides of the way made the darkness intense.

Although bordering on the lowest state of destitution—and that is a remarkably low state in London!

Briefly—Joan's silk tent had been torn, and the girl was in a state bordering upon hysterics.

The very next day he burst in upon me in a state of bliss bordering on mania.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bordering, such as: adjacent, adjoining, neighboring, abutting, bounding, and edging.

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