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border British & World English

A line separating two countries, administrative divisions, or other areas

border English Thesaurus

the designs decorating the border of a medieval manuscript

the Border in border British & World English

The boundary and adjoining districts between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Border, Allan British & World English

(B.1955), Australian cricketer; full name Allan Robert Border. A batsman and occasional spin bowler, he made 156 Test match appearances (93 as captain) and scored 11,174 runs (all three figures being world records)

border in border English Thesaurus

the designs decorating the border of a medieval manuscript

border in boundary English Thesaurus

the river Jordan marks the boundary between Israel and Jordan

border in frontier English Thesaurus

the lakes sit astride the US–Canadian frontier

Border collie British & World English

A common working sheepdog, typically with a black-and-white coat, of a medium-sized breed originating near the border between England and Scotland

border patrol British & World English

A patrol sent to keep watch over an area along a country’s border

border state British & World English

Any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War

Border States British & World English

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

cross-border British & World English

Involving movement or activity across a border between two countries

Border terrier British & World English

A small terrier of a breed with rough hair, originating in the Cheviot Hills

herbaceous border British & World English

A garden border containing herbaceous, typically perennial, flowering plants

border on in border British & World English

Come close to or be developing into (an extreme condition)

transborder British & World English

Crossing or extending across a border between two countries

Border Patrol in border patrol British & World English

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

border on in border English Thesaurus

he looked at her with something that bordered on contempt

Border Leicester in Leicester2 British & World English

A sheep of a breed often crossed with other breeds to produce lambs for the meat industry

Allan Robert Border in Border, Allan British & World English

(B.1955), Australian cricketer; full name Allan Robert Border. A batsman and occasional spin bowler, he made 156 Test match appearances (93 as captain) and scored 11,174 runs (all three figures being world records)


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