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Definition of Border

Border

  1. The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
  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.
  5. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
  6. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
  7. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
  8. 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.
  9. To confine within bounds; to limit.

Border Quotations

Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call 'global challenges,' which require global solidarity.
Ban Ki-moon

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.
Roger Wicker

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Pablo Casals

Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.
George W. Bush

Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
Lincoln Steffens
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Border Translations

border in Afrikaans is oewer
border in Danish is bred
border in Dutch is rand, zoom
border in Finnish is ranta
border in Italian is limitrofo, frontiera, lembo
border in Latin is ambitus, ora, terminus
border in Portuguese is margem, beira
border in Spanish is linde, orilla
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