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Definition of border:

  1. A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.
  2. A narrow flower bed.
  3. A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.
  4. The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
  5. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
  6. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
  7. To confine within bounds; to limit.
  8. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
  9. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; - with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.


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