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buffer state

noun

Simple Definition of buffer state

  • : a country that is located between two larger countries that often fight with each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of buffer state

  1. :  a usually neutral state lying between two larger potentially rival powers

1883

First Known Use of buffer state

1883


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