noun Date: 1944 a region on the edge of the heartland

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  • Rimland — is the maritime fringe of a country or continent; in particular, the densely populated western, southern, and eastern edges of the Eurasian continent. According to Nicholas John Spykman, who revisited Halford Mackinder s concepts of geopolitics,… …   Wikipedia

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  • rimland — noun a land or region at the periphery of a heartland …   Wiktionary

  • rimland — n. area bordering on the American heartland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rimland — noun (also rimlands) a peripheral region with political or strategic significance …   English new terms dictionary

  • rimland — rim·land …   English syllables

  • rimland — ˈrimˌland, ˌlaa(ə)nd, lənd noun : a region on the periphery of the heartland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rimland, Bernard — ▪ 2007       American psychologist (b. Nov. 15, 1928, Cleveland, Ohio d. Nov. 21, 2006, San Diego, Calif.), dispelled the theory that autism was an emotional disorder caused by a cold, distant mother in the 1964 book Infantile Autism: The… …   Universalium

  • rimland theory — noun A political theory that holds that control of Eurasia and Africa (the World Island) is achieved via control of the countries bordering the Soviet Union …   Wiktionary

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