fringe area

noun

Definition of fringe area 

: a region in which reception from a given broadcasting station is weak or subject to serious distortion

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The property sits within an unincorporated 2-mile fringe area near Indiana University Southeast between city and county property. Justin Sayers, The Courier-Journal, "House of trash: Judge tells hoarding homeowner it's time to clean up his act," 3 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of fringe area

1950, in the meaning defined above

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