from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, same as abjunction.
  • noun The marking, fixing, or prescribing of limits or boundaries.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of fixing limits or boundaries; limitation.

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

  • noun The act of delimiting something
  • noun A limit or boundary

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

  • noun a line that indicates a boundary


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  • "But issues such as delimitation and and voter registration will make the 1999 elections substantially more complex."

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1997

  • Civil society at large will not be convinced by any attempt to ascribe his remarks to the delimitation which is said to have altered the electorate profile of Pilibhit constituency.

    unknown title 2009

  • Notwithstanding their loyalty to the head of state combined with adherence to Christianity, the principle-one must obey God rather than man-was understood by them in concrete situations as meaning that the Church is superior to the state any time a claim dangerous to the fundamentals of the Church demands such a decisive delimitation of authority.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog: 2009

  • He has recently been named judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice in a maritime delimitation case between Romania and Ukraine. Congratulations to Bernie Oxman 2009

  • "A political resolution on the Abyei situation is absolutely essential and so is the resolution of the issue of wealth sharing and oil, as is the issue of demarcation and delimitation of boundaries in five different spots along the north-south boundaries, the issue of citizenship," he said.

    South Sudan Faces Numerous Challenges Ahead of Independence 2011

  • Orissa Business and Career: HC dismisses petitions over delimitation

    HC dismisses petitions over delimitation 2009

  • Just to illustrate how great out ignorance of the optimum forms of delimitation of various rights remains - despite our confidence in the indispensability of the general institution of several property - a few remarks about one particuilar form of property may be made.

    Glaeser on Coercion and Contracts, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • Considering the reports submitted by the Collector of Cuttack and the Secretary of State Election Commission ruling out anomalies in the delimitation exercise, the court delivered judgement. posted by Neel @ 10: 14 AM

    HC dismisses petitions over delimitation 2009

  • Signs are the content metaphor in disguise, words as frames of meaning even if our perspective is flipped inside-out, even if that frame (of determination, of delimitation, of definition) is seen as excluding rather than including.

    Notes on Notes Hal Duncan 2009

  • The Orissa High Court dismissed the six writ petitions challenging the delimitation and reservation of various words within Cuttack Municipal Corporation limits on Friday.

    HC dismisses petitions over delimitation 2009


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