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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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"This is a personal account of the South Wales Borderers at Gallipoli, which adds an important social dimension to the traditional style of books already written on one of the most dramatic campaigns in British military history."
Kippen soldiers home on leave were Capt Marhsall, Royal Army Medical Corp, Ladylands; Lt Gilbert Rennie, King's Own Scottish Borderers; Privates John Alexander and Albert Clark and Driver R Sinclair, Army Service Corp.
GUN SALUTE Soldiers from the Royal Scots Borderers, above, at Lenny Reid's funeral
Then Ewan McNeil's sweet strike for the Borderers, from 20 yards out, was brilliantly parried by Millar as the first half ended goalless.
Having not won a home game since last month, the Borderers will be hoping that the new manager, along with the experienced Robbie Horn, can inspire the team to a much-needed victory.
Other Welsh memorials in the old Salient are the South Wales Borderers Memorial at Gheluvelt Mill and the Monmouthshire Regiment Memorial on the Foruinehoek-Paschenedaele Road.
Pte SEAN McDONALD, 26 Royal Scots Borderers Cpl JOHN MOORE, 22 Royal Scots Borderers
Born in Rugby, Mr Adams went to Stoke Secondary School before joining the Borderers as a young man.
I've just recently been told by a relative that he may have been in the King's Own Scottish Borderers.
The pictures show a number of young men, said to be squaddies from the 1st Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland: the Royal Scots and Kings Own Scottish Borderers, snorting white powder from a CD case.
Second-placed Newbridge closed the gap at the top to seven points as they comfortably disposed of Cwmllynfell 34-18 but the match of the day took place at Merthyr where the hosts, leading 33-6 against Whitland at the interval, went down to the narrowest of defeats as the Borderers fought back to win 42-41.
Under reforms announced by Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon, the Royal Scots and the King's Own Scottish Borderers are to become a single battalion alongside the Black Watch, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Royal Highland Fusiliers and Highlanders in the new Royal Regiment of Scotland.