Definition of borderer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːd(ə)rə/


(Chiefly in historical contexts) a person living near the border between two countries, especially that between Scotland and England.
Example sentences
  • Sir Walter Scott may be the father of the historical novel but on this evidence his fellow borderer, Michael Scott, was a man ahead of his time.
  • This was a well deserved victory but Tipperary borderers ensured that it was hard earned: both sides can take credit for an admirable display with honest endeavour, courage and some excellent football on show.
  • The closest thing to an upset came at The Gytes where Peebles and Ayr had met last week in the league with the undefeated borderers winning.

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