Border

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Definition

a border: a line that divides one country from another; a division, a limit
noun
the French-Italian border the dividing line between France and Italy
to cross the border to pass from one country into another

to border (Canada): to be next to, to share a dividing line with (Canada)
verb
China borders Kazakhstan. China shares a common dividing line with Kazakhstan.

Examples

  • "If you catch me at the border I got visas in my name."
  • "Marshall was doing his daily sweep of Amarillo's natural wildlife preserve, which borders Warbuckle's ranch on three sides."
  • "Susie : Well, the main point here is that European borders are expanding at a rapid rate and everyone wants to benefit from the economic security that the EU provides."

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