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 Meanings and Examples of BORDER
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border
 n.  outer part or edge of anything, as of a garden; margin or brink
Classic Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
1  In that section, the Confederate sympathizers were in the minority and the hand of war fell heavily upon them, as it did on all the border states, neighbor informing against neighbor and brother killing brother.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  It did not seem possible that war had swept over them twice, that they were living in a ravaged country, close to the border of starvation, when this old sweet Christmas hymn was being sung.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  At intervals, he ran close up to the revolving border of the confusion, and prying into the heart of it with his pike, sought to prick out the object of his resentment.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4  It was not long, however, before the restless savages were heard beating the brush, and gradually approaching the inner edge of that dense border of young chestnuts which encircled the little area.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
5  The party had landed on the border of a region that is, even to this day, less known to the inhabitants of the States than the deserts of Arabia, or the steppes of Tartary.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21
6  The whole scene formed a striking picture, whose frame was composed of the dark and tall border of pines.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
7  The plantation is about twelve miles north of Easton, in Talbot county, and is situated on the border of Miles River.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  In the middle of the court, a fountain threw high its silvery water, falling in a never-ceasing spray into a marble basin, fringed with a deep border of fragrant violets.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  He kissed the border of her shawl again, and let her go.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII
10  In the little garden the double daffodils rose in tufts, near the wide-open door, and red double daisies made a border to the path.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
11  She states that while she was there she saw, at the border of the wood and close by the lake, Mr. McCarthy and his son, and that they appeared to be having a violent quarrel.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
12  Holmes had been buried in the morning papers all the way down, but after we had passed the Hampshire border he threw them down and began to admire the scenery.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
13  The hound had kept upon the grassy border while the baronet had run down the path, so that no track but the man's was visible.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
14  There could be no question, however, that someone had passed along the grass border which lines the path, and that he had done so in order to avoid leaving a track.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
15  "Yes, yes: someone has passed along," said Holmes, stooping over the grass border.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
16  It is difficult to define the border between love and friendship.
17  Eight people were wounded in a clash with border guards.
18  He tried to strangle a border policeman and steal his gun.
19  The allies let loose an intensive artillery bombardment over the border.
20  The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention.
21  Gray is thought to be in hiding near the France/Italy border.
22  Nine Albanians have crossed the border into Greece and asked for political asylum.
23  A number of border crossings have now reopened.
24  She drew a decorative border around the picture.
25  A line of forts was built along the border to protect the country against attack.
26  They didn't reach the border until after dark.
27  They have fifty thousand troops along the border ready to repel any attack.
28  We demand that you recall your army from our border.
29  In a series of spot checks, police searched buses crossing the border.
30  It's a similar picture across the border in Ethiopia.