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Frontier


FRONTIE'R, noun

The marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; that is, the part furthest advanced, or the part that fronts an enemy, or which an invading enemy meets in front, or which fronts another country.

FRONTIE'R, adjective Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as a frontier town.