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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
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
1  The United States and Canada may enter into an agreement that would allow easier access to jobs across the border.
2  Hundreds of refugees fled across the border to escape the fighting.
3  The border agreement was signed, the tension between the two countries began to ease off.
4  Villages along the border are regularly raided.
5  There is mounting tension along the border.
6  Minor skirmishes broke out all along the border.
7  There are reports of fresh troop movements across the border.
8  A complete absence of national border controls is as utopian today as the vision of world government.
9  Concentrations of troops near the border look set to invade within the next few days.
10  The forest extends beyond the border.
11  There has been a build-up of troops on both sides of the border.
12  A band of light rain and showers extended from the Canadian border to Central Texas.
13  The coach took us south of the border to Tia Juana.
14  Poland has a common border with Germany.
15  They made the big mistake of thinking they could seize its border with a relatively small force.
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