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The $470,000 prototype submitted by Texas Sterling Construction presents a pleasant stone facade to the United States and an unsparing concrete wall bristling with razor wire to Mexico.
It is surrounded by imposing walls topped with razor wire, with watchtowers at two corners.
Several fences, most lined with razor wire, separate the dock from a nearby farm in the rural community just south of the Virginia border.
According to Taillon, officials didn't see the ascent as a serious escape attempt, because the inmates would have had to get through at least three fences topped with razor wire to get to freedom.
Now there is razor wire, and border patrol agents on horses or in trucks keep watch along the road every day, sometimes every hour.
In mid-September 2015, Hungary closed off its southern border first with Serbia and later with Croatia with a fence protected by razor wire.
In an operational bunker, if the razor wire failed to deter an intruder, machines would pump the room full of fog.
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Definition of razor wire for English Language Learners
: strong wire that has many sharp metal pieces on it and is put around an area to keep people out or in
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