border border  /ˈbɔr dər/


  1. (v) provide with a border or edge
  2. (v) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
  3. (n) a line that indicates a boundary
  4. (n) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
  5. (n) the boundary of a surface
  6. (n) a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
  7. (n) a strip forming the outer edge of something
  8. (v) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
  9. (v) form the boundary of; be contiguous to
  10. (v) enclose in or as if in a frame

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  1. Private citizens are deputizing themselves as border patrollers to capture illegal aliens pouring across from Mexico in record numbers.
  2. The US is erecting miles of new fences along much of the Mexican border.
  3. But it looks to be more palatable to House Republicans, many of whom have opposed creating a guest worker program before new border crackdowns have been given a chance to work.


  1. Border Towers Help Keep Saudi Stimulus at Home Amid Migrant Flow

    From a new stone tower on the border with Yemen, Saudi soldiers send out patrols in search of smugglers carrying drugs or weapons. They’re also trying to turn back a growing wave of illegal migrants drawn to the biggest economy in an Arab world rocked by political turmoil.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Border Drones Fly Into Fight Over Immigration

    The immigration bill now under consideration by the Senate calls for drones to patrol the U.S. border 24/7. Supporters say that means more drones are needed. But critics argue there's no evidence the drones already flying are cost-effective.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

  3. Border Patrol union quiet on immigration bill debate

    They bill themselves as "the real border security experts," but the National Border Patrol Council — the union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents — has been uniquely silent as Congress prepares to debate immigration. Unions representing the other two branches of immigration officers, the interior enforcement agents and the adjudicators ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

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  1. "We cannot tolerate a terrorist sanctuary, and as President, I won't. We need a stronger and sustained partnership between Afghanistan, Pakistan and NATO to secure the border, to take out terrorist camps, and to crack down on cross-border...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "I feel very strongly we have a co-responsibility," Clinton told reporters, adding: "Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade. Our inability to prevent weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

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