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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
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Border

A margin, rim, or edge around or along an element; a design or a decorative strip on the edge of an element.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

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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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In addition, maritime boundary agreements vary widely and, in many cases, the entire boundary is not completely delimited.
The Indian parliament ratified the Constitution 119th Amendment Bill to allow the operationalisation of the 1974 India-Bangladesh Land Boundary agreement (LBA) between the two countries.
They said that the responsibility lay with India that the two issues, which were crucial for Bangladesh, could not be settled yet although New Delhi made commitments several times over the Teesta deal and ratifying the Indira-Mujib Land Boundary Agreement, which had already been ratified by Bangladesh, reports New Age
Before the electoral victory there was considerable opposition within the BJP regarding the land boundary agreement. The previous government made a consistent attempt to develop a political consensus on the boundary dispute.
Earlier on Thursday, Swaraj also held talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on key bilateral issues, including Land Boundary Agreement and proposed Teesta river water sharing deal.
There is, however, little hope for a change in the status quo in the face of some core unresolved issues ranging from border killings to water sharing and ratification of land boundary agreement (LBA).
Last week, Brantford responded by preparing a new strategic growth negotiations task force aimed at negotiating a new boundary agreement.
His historic initiatives included the Constitution of 1973, the holding of the Islamic Summit, the launching of Pakistans atomic programme, establishment of RCD comprising Pakistan, Iran and Turkey, Pakistan Steels Mills, agricultural, industrial and administrative reforms, neutral foreign policy and Pakistan-China Boundary Agreement. He said the biggest contribution of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was to create political awareness about the importance of vote, so critical for longevity of democracy in the country.
The second resolution, also involving CME, resulted in the approval of a boundary agreement between the town and Woodstock Academy.
Alternatively, if no boundary agreement has been reached after the passage of 50 years, the joint arrangement will continue indefinitely.
For example, the boundary agreement with Cuba gives full effect to the Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas.