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Definition of Frontier

Frontier

  1. That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.
  2. An outwork.
  3. Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.
  4. Of or relating to a frontier.
  5. To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; -- with on.

Frontier Quotations

We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers, and we know that we are reaching into space, farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae that can be detected with the greatest telescopes, we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
Edwin Powell Hubble

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
Charles Kettering

To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.
Tom Robbins

Kids in Alaska don't know they're growing up on the Last Frontier. It's just what they see on the license plates, and it's something tourists like to say a lot because they've never been around so many mountains and moose before.
Tom Bodett

Mental illness is the last frontier. The gay thing is part of everyday life now on a show like 'Modern Family,' but mental illness is still full of stigma. Maybe it is time for that to change.
Eric McCormack
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Frontier Translations

frontier in Afrikaans is grens
frontier in Dutch is grens, perk
frontier in Finnish is raja
frontier in French is limite
frontier in German is Landesgrenze, Grenze
frontier in Italian is frontiera
frontier in Norwegian is grense
frontier in Portuguese is fronteira
frontier in Spanish is frontera, linde