border

[Bor┬Ěder]

When you cross a border from one country into another, you'll need to show your identification papers and maybe a visa to the border patrol officials.

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The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.

Noun
a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"

Noun
a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

Noun
a line that indicates a boundary

Noun
the boundary of a surface

Noun
the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

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Verb
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

Verb
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

Verb
enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"

Verb
provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

Verb
form the boundary of; be contiguous to


n.
The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.

n.
A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.

n.
A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.

n.
A narrow flower bed.

v. i.
To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.

v. i.
To approach; to come near to; to verge.

v. t.
To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.

v. t.
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.

v. t.
To confine within bounds; to limit.


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.
In the borders of death.
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.

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.

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."
Shebah and Raamah . . . border the sea called the Persian gulf.
3. To confine within bounds; to limit. [Obs.]
That nature, which contemns its origin, Can not be bordered certain in itself.

The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.

To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.

To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.

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Usage Examples

The Border Ballads, for instance, and the Robin Hood Ballads, clearly suppose a state of society which is nothing but a very circumscribed and not very important heroic age.

After all these years, it's still amazing what Obama is allowed to get away with. He says low gas prices in 2009 were caused by a terrible economy, but then claims that the lower number of illegal aliens crossing the border is because of his border policies, not the same lousy economy.

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.

We intend to keep the lines of communication open with the Defense Department so we can help our border law enforcement agencies navigate the equipment application process.

While the recent addition of the National Guard providing a support role manning computers and cameras has allowed more Border Patrol agents to work the field, more agents are still needed.

I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that.

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.

It's the federal government's job to secure the border.

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Other Usage Examples

Emergency health care for illegal aliens along the southwestern border is already costing area hospitals $200 million a year, with perhaps another $100 million in extended care costs.

Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies, schools, health care delivery, and public safety all across the country.

Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.

These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border.

I brought a Border Collie back home to Vancouver from Wales - where some of my ancestors are from - and needed to challenge him in other ways than just being my pet. So I investigated sheep herding and took a few lessons, and decided I was probably learning more than my dog!

I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction.

What we're doing is making sure that we have a safe and secure border region from San Diego all the way to Brownsville. And that means manpower, it means technology, it means infrastructure, it means interior enforcement. All, you know, kind of layered in appropriate ways, and making sure, like I said before, the border is safe and secure.

We must safely secure our border by investing in more law enforcement and technology, and receiving cooperation from the Mexican government.

My goal is to ensure the Northern Border is safe, secure and allows for the free flow of travel and commerce.

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