frontier frontier  /frən ˈtɪr/


  1. (n) a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
  2. (n) an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
  3. (n) an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development


  • The historian forecast the end of the American frontier and then he died.


  1. Frontier Airlines Reports May 2013 Traffic

    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Frontier Airlines releases May traffic
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Frontier says customers experiencing outages due to severe weather overnight

    A Frontier spokesman says crews are already out assessing the damage.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: West Virginia Public Broadcasting

  3. Grounded: Frontier pulling Rockford-to-Denver flights

    ROCKFORD —  Frontier Airlines is ending year-round service between Rockford and Denver on Sept. 7, less than two years after the airline started flying from Chicago Rockford International Airport.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star


  1. "Space is the frontier for mankind in the future. If we want to go beyond the moon, we have to go there first," said Satish.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Satish Dhawan Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "The concern I have is that the longer the internal problems continue, the more distracted the Pakistani army and security services will be in terms of the internal situation rather than focusing on the terrorist threat in the frontier area,"...
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Washington Post

  3. "There was another time, when another young candidate was running for president and challenging America to cross a new frontier. He faced criticism from the preceding Democratic president, who was widely respected in the party," Kennedy said,...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Edward Kennedy Source: Boston Globe

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