demarcate demarcate


  1. (v) separate clearly, as if by boundaries
  2. (v) set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something



  • We're also not building a fence to insert concrete pilings into the ground, and we're not building a fence to demarcate a border.


  • Walls

    They keep things out or enclose them within. They're symbols of power, and a means of control. They're canvases for art, backdrops for street theater, and placards for political messages. They're just waiting for when nobody's looking to receive graffiti. Walls of all kinds demarcate our lives. -- Lane Turner ( 41 photos total ). Note: You can now follow @bigpicture on the social network ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "What should not happen is that we talk to Syria about peace ignoring Lebanon," Rice said. "The Syrians should demarcate their border with Lebanon ...... and send an ambassador to Lebanon and stop dealing with it as a Syrian district."
    on May 4, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Reuters

  2. "The priority and the urgent issue is to demarcate the area near Preah Vihear temple and the scale down of troops," Cambodia's Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Hor Namhong Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We shall re-demarcate the forest boundaries, fence off the forest and also put in place an effective long-term management plan to save the Mau," Odinga explained.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Raila Odinga Source: AFP

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