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Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“Pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border.”
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A line separating two countries, administrative divisions, or other areas
“Yet a troubling increase has come by way of the Black Sea, which borders Bulgaria on the East, and the Danube River, which forms its northern border with Romania.”
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A narrow strip of ground planted with flowers or shrubs
“A lawn flanked by wide herbaceous borders.”
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Short form of border morris or border dancing
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Decoration, especially for clothing
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A point or place where a check is performed, especially a point along a road or on a frontier where travellers are stopped for inspection
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Iron curtain
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A row of closely planted bushes or trees forming a hedge
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The process or art of decorating something
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The part of the land adjoining or near the sea
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A fine open fabric of cotton or silk
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A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something soft
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A long, narrow band or strip differing in colour or texture from the surface on either side of it
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A planting or growth of shrubs, or shrubs collectively
Verb
To provide with a border or edge
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“It was an isolated place with no docks and no homes, centered on a fragile land break bordered by sea, and thus more intimately connected to a wider world.”
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To lie on, or adjacent to a border
“Their grazing areas also border a National Park.”
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To provide (something) with a decorative edge
“Attractive stone and brick walls border the garden, and it has pedestrian access to Mount Pleasant Avenue.”
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To draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
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To come close in quantity or quality
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Adjective
All around or nearby a particular place or thing
Adjective
Further from the middle
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