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borderland

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noun bor·der·land \ˈbȯr-dər-ˌland\

Simple Definition of borderland

  • : the land on either side of a border between countries

  • : an unclear state or condition that is between two things and is like each of them in some ways

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of borderland

  1. 1 a :  territory at or near a border b :  fringe 3a <lives on the borderland of society>

  2. 2 :  a vague intermediate state or region <the borderland between fantasy and reality>


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