from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Land located on or near a border.
  • noun An indeterminate area, situation, or condition.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Land forming a border or frontier; an uncertain intermediate district or space: often used figuratively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun land near a border; marches

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area


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