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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
Associated concepts: border search

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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Suffice to say, the offenses have been serious enough that a bipartisan array of House and Senate members have called for investigations of the trial and sentencing and have urged President Bush to pardon the Border Patrol agents.
In San Diego, along another road leading up to the Border Patrol office, dozens of protesters called the hearing offensive and one-sided.
At 14, Victor has plenty of experience in the dangerous business of border crossing.
The other is the clear realization on the part of policy makers on both sides of the border that these are real health and environmental issues that bear a direct impact on the well-being of their citizens.
Instead of deterring migration altogether, the Border Patrol's strategy amounts to a cat and mouse game on the Southern Border that is being played with the lives of undocumented migrants and town residents.
We have had border congestion for a number of years," she says.
She also tells of the numerous immigrant deaths that occur during attempts to cross the border illegally, totaling, according to one of the interviewees, "a plane full of passengers falling out of the sky once a year.
border policy charge that more deaths are resulting because of routes taken around the new fences and that many more such fence-evasion fatalities are likely to occur.
The border is a unique place in the world -- where else do the developed and developing worlds come together with such energy and confrontation?
Early on, the flood of poor migrants overwhelmed available affordable housing in border cities.
Acme Packet, the leader in session border control solutions, enables service providers to deliver trusted, first class interactive communications--voice, video and multimedia sessions--across IP network borders.
For example: "The Presidents of Mexico and the United States have pledged our respective Governments to a new vision of our shared border and our larger North American community .