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Definition of 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

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

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

The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
Ralph Chaplin

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

We stand today on the edge of a new frontier - the frontier of the 1960's - a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils - a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.
John F. Kennedy
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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
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