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border

noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline, outpost, outside, outskirts, pale, perimeter, periphery, purlieus, rim, selvedge, side, skirt, termination, verge
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border

(Approach), verb abut upon, adjoin, align connergently, approximate, be in the vicinity of, be near, close on, come close, come to a point, concentrate, converge, draw near, encroach, gravitate toward, join, juxtapose, lie near, meet, move toward, near, neighbor, place in juxtaposition, place near, place parallel, proximate, put along side, skim, skirt, unite, verge, verge upon

border

(Bound), verb abut upon, adiacere, adjoin, appose, attach, attingere, be adjacent to, be circumjacent to, be conterminous, be contiguous, be in conjunction with, be in contact with, be juxtaposed, butt, cincture, circumpose, circumvalate, circumvent, close in, confine, conjoin, connect, contain, corral, cut off, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, edge, embrace, encase, enchase, enclose, enclose within bounds, encompass, ensphere, envelop, environ, extend to, flank, frame, gird, hem in, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean against, lie contiguous to, lie next to, limit, mark off, meet end to end, meet with, outline, place limitations, proscribe, restrain, restrict, shut in, specify limits, stake out, surround
See also: abutment, ambit, boundary, circumscribe, connection, contact, contain, define, demarcate, enclose, enclosure, encompass, end, extremity, frontier, hedge, juxtapose, limit, margin, mete, outline, periphery, tenant, termination
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Getting back to the Royal Regiment of Wales, please do not forget the South Wales Borderers.
Private William Scholes, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers, was a conscript born in 1893.
Ian says: "I was rhythm guitar in The Borderers, a small folk band.
Earlier he paid tribute to the soldier from The Royal Scots Borderers, who was serving as part of the Brigade Reconnaissance Force when he was killed by a blast.
The regiment will work with the King's Own Scottish Borderers towards forming the new battalion, which will come into existence on August 1
The home men reckoned they could be on a loser when the Borderers were awarded a try as a result of the biggest bungle of the season, but they battled back through the boot of stand-off Eugene Martin.
Before his career with HSBC, the Scottish-born Sir William received a commission in the King's Own Scottish Borderers in 1951 and he was awarded a Distinguished Service Order for his actions with UN forces in Korea.
His son, Lt Col Sir Lennox Napier, was a barrister on the Welsh Circuit but as a keen volunteer soldier, he commanded the 5th Battalion South Wales Borderers and the 7th Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers between 1908 and 1912.
The Borderers face tough opposition from third-placed Stirling Albion.
Given that four years ago today, two soldiers were gunned down 20 miles outside Belfast while collecting pizzas and given the riots over the Union flag, soldiers of the Royal Scots Borderers and their families could be forgiven for not sharing the US diplomat's enthusiasm for Belfast.
The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, get in the Christmas spirit at Camp Tombstone, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.