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border

1. the dividing line or frontier between political or geographic regions
2. 
a. a region straddling such a boundary
b. (as modifier): border country
3. 
a. a design or ornamental strip around the edge or rim of something, such as a printed page or dinner plate
b. (as modifier): a border illustration
4. a long narrow strip of ground planted with flowers, shrubs, trees, etc., that skirts a path or wall or surrounds a lawn or other area

Border

1
Allan (Robert). born 1955, Australian cricketer; captain of Australia (1985--94)

Border

2 the
1. the area straddling the border between England and Scotland
2. the area straddling the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
3. the region in S South Africa around East London

Border

A margin, rim, or edge around or along an element; a design or a decorative strip on the edge of an element.

Border

 

a part of a theatrical set consisting of a piece of fabric hung above the stage on a rod to conceal the gridiron, suspended sets, and the openings over the sets. The first border is part of the stage portal and of the permanent wings.


Border

 

a flower bed in the form of a strip measuring from 0.5 to 3 m wide and edged with ornamental border plants. In a large area, a border is divided into sections by paths that are 20–25 m long. Each border contains one type or a mixture of simultaneously annual, perennial, bulbous, mat or leafy ornamental blooming plants set in lengthwise rows or in a pattern. Borders are commonly used for decorative purposes in gardens and parks in populated places, especially in parterres.

border

In a theater, a strip of material which is stretched horizontally over the top of a stage, usually on rigging; used to mask the flies, lights, and other objects of scenery or overhead machinery.
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The South Wales Borderers were not formed until two years after the Battle of Rorke's Drift.
But the regiment was the 2nd Warwicks, not the South Wales Borderers.
GALLANT: King's Own Scottish Borderers on patrol in Iraq; BRAVE: Cpl Shaun Jardine with medal
Ed Swales, who served in the regiment for eight years and is president of the Berwick branch of the King's Own Scottish Borderers Association, says the colours should be displayed in the Northumberland town.
A HAT-TRICK by Steven Noble was the highlight of a dazzling display by John Coughlin's Borderers.
On this day in 1969, two of Wales' most famous and distinguished regiments - the South Wales Borderers (24th Foot) and the Welch Regiment (41st/69th Foot) - became the Royal Regiment of Wales, with the official inauguration ceremony taking place at Cardiff Castle.
Among those who share their stories is Islwyn Edmunds from Porthcawl, who was one of the South Wales Borderers to land in the waters off Gold Beach at 09.
BILL Speakman is a veteran from the King's Own Scottish Borderers and not the Black Watch (first edition, page 12, June 5).
It was a good battling performance," said the Borderers manager.
Jimmy Crease's Borderers have now won four out of five and are unbeaten in six but the defeat leaves Shire anchored in the basement.
Kevin McLeish's 43rd-minute spot-kick edged it for the Borderers against in-form Shire who had won their last two.
These were mostly Welshmen, albeit the regiment was still at that time known as the Warwickshire Regiment and only later did it become the South Wales Borderers.