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peripheries

noun
plural of periphery

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the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • the dogs are confined by an invisible electronic fence that runs along the periphery of the yard

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“Peripheries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/peripheries. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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