barbwire barbwire

Definition(s):

  • (n) strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage

Usage(s):

  1. But today, 2 million troops still glare at each other across 240 kilometers of the barbwire-fenced frontier.
  2. The group put up a five-strand barbwire fence and diverted the remaining money to the general budget.

News

  • A quarter century of Barbwire, part deux

    Twenty-five years ago on August 12, this column moved from regional magazines to the newly-daily Tribune. Last week, I told how I got here. This week, highs and lows from over 1,300 Barbwires.
    on August 15, 2013     Source: Daily Sparks Tribune

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