Definition of Border States in English:

Border States

Syllabification: Bor·der States

Entry from US English dictionary

Those US states, including Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Virginia, and Missouri, that were slave states but did not secede from the Union during the Civil War.

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Pronunciation: əˈnɒm(ə)ləs
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