Border State

Bor′der State`

(sometimes l.c.) any of the Slave States bordering on the North before the Civil War, usu. including Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri, and Virginia: only Virginia seceded.
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Ciudad Victoria, Mexico, Jumada I 18, 1436, Mar 9, 2015, SPA -- Authorities in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas said gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying the mayor of the border city of Matamoros, Leticia Salazar.
It is estimated that the new Waha-San Elizario pipeline will be operation in January 2017 and will connect with the planned San Isidro-Samalayuca gas conduit in the northern border state of Chihuahua.
In August 2011, the ATF enacted a rule that requires federal dealers to report to the bureau when they sell two or more long rifles to the same person within a five-day period in a southern border state.
funds apportioned to a border state may be used to construct a highway project in Canada or Mexico, if that project directly facilitates cross-border vehicle and cargo movement
The border state that Allen was exploring in a simple story (Juarez) was as much a mythic as a geographic location.
Previously, Border State Bank was juggling three separate Web sites to address the various segments of its business.
Map detail showing South Sudan's border state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal
In January, McCraw discouraged "winter Texans" from taking their annual treks south of the border following the murder of an American missionary in the border state of Tamaulipas.
Last May, it announced the 21st Mexican city--Hermosillo, in the northern border state of Sinaloa--to its lineup; that daily flight from Houston is expected to begin this month.
CEO Riggs Eckelberry discusses OriginOil with California Governor Schwarzenegger and Border State Officials
Humberto Moreira, the governor of the border state of Coahuila, said that more than 20,000 homes had been flooded in his state alone, and about 80,000 people had A1/2lost all of their furniture.