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bor·der·land

 (bôr′dər-lănd′)
n.
1. Land located on or near a border.
2. An indeterminate area, situation, or condition: the borderland between sleeping and waking.

borderland

(ˈbɔːdəˌlænd)
n
1. (Human Geography) land located on or near a frontier or boundary
2. an indeterminate region: the borderland between intellect and intelligence.

bor•der•land

(ˈbɔr dərˌlænd)

n.
1. land forming a border or frontier.
2. an uncertain, intermediate district, space, or condition.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.borderland - district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area; "the Welsh marches between England and Wales"
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

borderland

noun
The line or area separating geopolitical units:
Translations

borderland

[ˈbɔːdəlænd] Nzona f fronteriza
References in classic literature ?
Early in the last century one of the picturesque race of robbers and murderers, practicing the vices of humanity on the borderlands watered by the river Tweed, built a tower of stone on the coast of Northumberland.
When I turned to look for my father he was gone, and in all the years that have passed no whisper of his fate has come across the borderland of conjecture from the realm of the unknown.
Fear of the primitive, borderland law, of which he had read highly colored, imaginary tales, had thrust him into the jungle a fugitive.
Richard and Clarissa, however, still remained on the borderland.
There are scant crops and few beeves in the borderland, where a man must reap his grain with sickle in one fist and brown bill in the other.
Her thought drew being from the obscure borderland.
I look back at the chain of incidents, my interview with McArdle, Challenger's first note of alarm in the Times, the absurd journey in the train, the pleasant luncheon, the catastrophe, and now it has come to this--that we linger alone upon an empty planet, and so sure is our fate that I can regard these lines, written from mechanical professional habit and never to be seen by human eyes, as the words of one who is already dead, so closely does he stand to the shadowed borderland over which all outside this one little circle of friends have already gone.
No," said the other priest; "reason is always reasonable, even in the last limbo, in the lost borderland of things.
Northumberland County Council has vowed to try to make that happen by securing the funding through the Borderlands Growth Deal.
He hopes his study of a neglected region of East-Central Europe can deliver insights to historians who want to study other peripheries and borderlands.
In response, Dan Millis of the Sierra Clubs Grand Canyon Chapter Borderlands Program issued the following statement.