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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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