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Dictionary definition for: Border

1. (n) a line that indicates a boundary

2. (v) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

3. (n) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

4. (v) form the boundary of; be contiguous to

5. (n) the boundary of a surface

6. (v) enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"

7. (n) a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

8. (v) provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

9. (n) a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"

10. (v) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S." "England marches with Scotland"

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