Frontier

Definition of Frontier

Fron´tier
n.1.That part of a country which fronts or faces another country or an unsettled region; the marches; the border, confine, or extreme part of a country, bordering on another country; the border of the settled and cultivated part of a country; as, the frontier of civilization.
2.(Fort.) An outwork.
a.1.Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town.
2.Of or relating to a frontier.
v. i.1.To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; - with on.

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