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Definitions of frontier:

part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to, or acquired on a frontier: lying on the exterior part: bordering: conterminous; as, a frontier town. " Frontier experience."- IV. Irving. " They thus remained till new dangers made it expedient for Russia to reassemble them, and she formed a frontier militia of their tribes."- Brougham.

part of speech: adjective

Bordering; lying on or near the boundary.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To form or constitute a frontier to possess territories bordering on or constituting a frontier- with on or upon.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place on the frontier: to guard or invest on the frontier. " Now that it is no more a border nor frontiered with enemies."- Spenser.

part of speech: noun

The boundary or limit of a country; the most remote settled part of a country, facing an unexplored region.

part of speech: noun

The boundary of a country or state; the parts adjacent to a boundary of a country.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, or situated near, the boundary of a country.

part of speech: noun

That part of a country which fronts or faces another country; the confines or extreme part of a country bordering on another country; the marches; the border: a fort; a fortification; " Of pallisadoes, frontiers, parapets."- Shak.: the forehead; " Then on the edges of their bolster'd hair, which standeth crested round their frontiers, and hangeth over their faces."- Stubbes.

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