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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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99), it was the Rhondda-born actor and co-producer of Zulu who decided to call the British soldiers fighting at Rorke's Drift in the film the South Wales Borderers.
The King's Own Scottish Borderers have always worn Clan Leslie tartan trews, while the Royal Scots, the oldest regiment in the British Army having been formed in 1633, wear Hunting Stewart tartan trews.
It is a match the Borderers are looking forward to despite the challenge of facing the division's top side.
The proud and respected secretary of the Old Comrades 6th Battalion South Wales Borderers, he was also a member of the Burma Star Association, The Royal British Legion and the Islwyn Branch of The Royal Regiment of Wales.
Out of a weakened battalion of only 340 men, the Borderers lost a further 208 soldiers, either killed or missing.
THE Royal Scots/Kings Own Scottish Borderers (1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland)
The Borderers finished with an injury-time try by full-back Griffiths.
The prized flag, which displays the battle honours of the King's Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB), is currently in Edinburgh.
This is the time of year when the South Wales Borderers come alive again and remind all those who are prepared to listen that the regiment has the distinction of gaining 10 Victoria Crosses before breakfast at Rorke's Drift in South Africa, in January 1879.
BERWICK'S Iain Diack came back to haunt his old club with a first-half strike before Iain Thomson added a second to put the Borderers in the driving seat.
This was formed by an amalgamation of the SW Borderers and the Welsh Regiment in 1989.
Cpl Jardine, from Dumfries, served with the King's Own Scottish Borderers in the Gulf last year.