Definition of border patrol in English:

border patrol

Syllabification: bor·der pa·trol


1A patrol sent to keep watch over an area along a country’s border.
2 (Border Patrol) An agency within the US Department of Homeland Security responsible for preventing the entry of illegal aliens as well as terrorists and their weapons into the United States.

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