AskDefine | Define borderland

Dictionary Definition

borderland n : 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" [syn: border district, march, marchland]

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  1. land near a border; marches

Extensive Definition

Borderland may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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