Definition of Borderland

1. Noun. District consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area. "The Welsh marches between England and Wales"

Exact synonyms: Border District, March, Marchland
Generic synonyms: District, Dominion, Territorial Dominion, Territory
Derivative terms: March

Definition of Borderland

1. Noun. land near a border; marches ¹

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Definition of Borderland

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Borderland

border on
border patrol
border patrolman
border reivers
border stone
border stones
border tissue movements
bordered on
bordering on
borderland (current term)
borderline hypertension
borderline intelligence
borderline leprosy
borderline personality
borderline personality disorder
borderline personality disorders
borderline schizophrenia
borderline tumour

Literary usage of Borderland

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"... he never to stir out of London, might set up as an average expert, on with more than an average expert's knowledge, of the borderland vividly painted. ..."

2. A Vers de Société Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1907)
"borderland Beyond the river I-forget. One crosses by a single stone So narrow ... AND have you been to borderland ? Its country lies on either hand Beneath ..."

3. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1905)
"55.80 Ash 6.20 41.78 54.44 2.42 100.00 100.00 Sulphur 2.280 An analysis of the bed at the -100-foot level was made for the borderland Coal Company, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"THE borderland OF SCIENCE AND FAITH. Walks in the regions of science and faith: a series of essays. By HARVEY GOODWIN, DD, Lord Bishop of Carlisle. ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"( ) The Bantu borderland in Western Africa. By HH JOHNSTON, HM Vice-Consul, Cameroons. Map, p. 676. THE region stretching from Old Calabar and the Cross ..."

6. Elements of American Jurisprudence by William Callyhan Robinson (1900)
"Of the Meeting of Law and Fact in the borderland of Fictions and Presumptions. The application of law to facts constitutes government, or the enforcement ..."

7. Asian Review by East India Association (London, England) (1901)
"THE INDIAN borderland.* By AN OLD PUNJABI. THE reminiscences of a busy adventurous surveyor in the unmapped countries lying between India and Russia would ..."

8. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"borderland CASES. Those cases of mental derangement who, while their condition renders removal from home desirable, are not certifiable. ..."

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