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  • 1 border upon — See border on …

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  • 2 border upon — lie on the boundary of …

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  • 3 border — [bôr′dər] n. [ME & OFr bordure < border, to border < Frank * bord, margin: see BOARD] 1. an edge or a part near an edge; margin; side 2. a dividing line between two countries, states, etc. or the land along it; frontier 3. a narrow strip,… …

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  • 4 border — I n. 1) to draw, establish, fix a border 2) to cross, slip across a border 3) to patrol a border 4) a closed; common; disputed; fixed; open; recognized; unguarded border 5) a border between 6) across, over a border (to smuggle goods across a… …

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  • 5 border on — 1. Adjoin, be in contact with, be coterminous with, touch at the side or end of, be contiguous to, lie adjacent to, be in juxtaposition with, border upon. 2. Approach, come near to, approximate, almost reach, want but little of, border upon …

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  • 6 border — I. n. 1. Edge, rim, brim, verge, brink, margin, marge, skirt. 2. Limit, boundary, confine, frontier, march. II. v. a. Put a border upon, adorn with a border, make a border for …

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  • 7 border — I noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, contiguity, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline …

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 Border land — 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… …

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  • 10 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To approach; to come near to; to …

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  • 11 border on or upon — border on (or upon) (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To come near, as in quality or amount: approach, approximate, challenge, rival, verge on. See SAME …

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  • 12 Border Television — Infobox ITV franchisee name = Border Television based = Carlisle area = Border region between England, Scotland and Isle of Man owner = ITV plc airdate = 1 September 1961 old The B logo from 1961 to 1999. closeddate = lost on air identity on 27… …

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  • 13 Border blaster — A border blaster is a licensed commercial radio station that transmits at very high power from one nation to another. Border Blasters should not be confused with international broadcast stations.The term is perhaps most widely used in the United… …

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  • 14 Border Crossing (novel) — 1st edition cover (Viking) Border Crossing is a novel written by English author Pat Barker, and first published in 2001. The novel explores the controversial issue of children who have committed murder, in particular the aftermath after their… …

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  • 15 Border Reivers — For other uses, see Border Reivers (disambiguation). Reiver redirects here. For the radio station, see Reiver FM. Reivers redirects here. For the American actor, see David Reivers. For other uses, see The Reivers (disambiguation). Reivers at… …

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  • 16 Border Down — Infobox VG title = Border Down developer = G.rev publisher = G.rev designer = Hiroyuki Maruyama release = flagicon|Japan 2003 (Arcade)flagicon|Japan September 25, 2003 (Dreamcast) genre = Horizontal scrolling shooter modes = Single player cabinet …

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  • 17 Border Gateway Protocol — BGP redirects here. For the Formula One Team, see Brawn GP. The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the protocol backing the core routing decisions on the Internet. It maintains a table of IP networks or prefixes which designate network reachability …

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  • 18 Border states (American Civil War) — In the context of the American Civil War, the term border states refers to the five slave states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, and West Virginia which bordered a free state and were aligned with the Union. All but Delaware share… …

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  • 19 Border Legion (Shannara) — The Border Legion is the army of the fictional country of Callahorn, [ Sword Pages 590 591] in the epic fantasy [cite web |url=http://www.terrybrooks.net/novels/index.html |title=Terry Brooks official website|accessdate=2008 05 02 |last= Speakman …

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  • 20 Border Collie — Infobox Dogbreed name = Border Collie image caption =Border Collie Border Collie country = UK Scotland / England fcigroup = 1 fcisection = 1 fcinum = 297 fcistd = http://www.dogdomain.com/FCI/fcistandards/fci 297.htm akcgroup = Herding akcstd =… …

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