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  • n. a line that indicates a boundary


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  • Between his northeastern zone and his southeastern zone Martin drew a boundary line just south of the Mangoro River, which flows eastward off the escarpment about halfway between Analamazaotra and Ranomafana.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • It was only fifteen minutes to La Push, and surely I would cross the boundary line a few minutes before I hit the town.


  • During his legislative service he introduced the bill making the Rio Grande the boundary line between the two contending countries, which became a law, the "Neuces" being the extreme limit that Mexico would either directly or indirectly recognize.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • Frederick Town is on the Sassafras river, the boundary line between the counties of

    Unwritten History

  • She escaped right down the Quileute boundary line as if she were reading it from a map.


  • Lord Salisbury now formed his third administration, and had to deal with embarrassing situations in connection with the Armenian massacres; the Jameson raid on the Transvaal (1896), which led to a prolonged inquiry in London; a boundary line dispute with Venezuela, which led up to a proposed arbitration treaty with the United States; the Cretan insurrection, and the Greco-Turkish war.

    Queen Victoria

  • Within minutes, the jagged peaks of the Zagros Mountains rose up before them, the boundary line between Iraq and Iran.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • He was employed on the coast defences, in New York and Virginia; and, in 1835, in running the boundary line between the States of Ohio and Michigan.

    A Life of Gen Robert E Lee

  • Mr. Herman, one of the first settlers in the 4th Concession of Adolphustown, bought a farm, which happened to be situated on the boundary line between the above-named township and Fredericksburgh, in those days known as 3rd and 4th town.

    Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago

  • The river from the mouth of the Bayou Manshac, which left the river fourteen miles below Baton Rouge, on the east side, up to the thirty-first degree of north latitude, was the boundary line between West Florida and Louisiana.

    The Memories of Fifty Years


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