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Main Entry: 1bor·der
Pronunciation: primarystressbodotrd-schwar
Function: noun
1 : an outer part or edge
2 : a boundary especially of a country or state
3 : a narrow bed of plants along the edge of a garden or walk
4 : an ornamental design at the edge of a fabric or rug
- bor·dered /-schward/ adjective
synonyms BORDER, MARGIN, EDGE mean the outermost part of something. BORDER applies to an area on or just within a boundary line <guards were placed along the border>. MARGIN suggests a border of exact width <do not write in the margin of the page>. EDGE suggests a sharp line marking a fixed limit <the edge of the table>.

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