the frontier between Canada and the U.S.
They were sent on an expedition to explore the western frontier.
Recent Examples on the WebThe result of Rajamouli’s intense process, and the actors’ commitment to it, is a film that may lead all three to yet another new frontier: Hollywood.—Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 2023 Israel says an Iranian presence on its northern frontier is a red line that justifies its strikes on facilities and weapons inside Syria.—Bassem Mroue, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Jan. 2023 More recently, TikTok has become the new frontier of cultural production, where moving images flicker across our iPhones with a persuasive, practically irresistible kineticism.—Jason Parham, WIRED, 27 Dec. 2022 The world’s deepest frontier, which is located at the southern end of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, lies nearly seven miles below the water’s edge.—Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 16 Dec. 2022 Some experts see this as the next frontier in juvenile justice — an opportunity for the incoming presiding judge to press for and seek to support.—Madeline Buckley, Chicago Tribune, 12 Dec. 2022 China represents, in many ways, SARS-CoV-2’s final frontier.—Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 6 Dec. 2022 Although the warring states of Lebanon and Israel have just negotiated a maritime border, the situation remains tense along their land frontier, which is still in dispute and lined with minefields and barbed-wire fencing, and surveilled by drones.—Raja Abdulrahim, New York Times, 23 Nov. 2022 Founder Mark Zuckerberg wanted the influential company to focus on the next digital frontier, the metaverse.—Dallas News, 13 Oct. 2022 See More
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Middle English fronter, from Anglo-French frountere, fronter, from front