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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - District consisting of the area on either side of the edge of a country or an area.

Usage examples (34)
  • Even in the previous century the parapsychological faculties of the human brain had belonged to the questionable field of the so-called borderland sciences.
  • Like many historians, the author prefers the word borderland to frontier because it connotes a place of instability, a place of conflict among several sources of power.
  • Most of this money came from a special fund earmarked for development of "borderland" areas of the country.
  • His eyes were shut, and he was in that hot borderland which is the nearest approach to sleep at noontide in Nigeria. for more
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