C.1400, "to put a border on 1640s as "to lie on the border of from border (n.)."Outer Space Treaty 1967".1, contents, borders edit, the purpose of the Great Wall of China was to stop people and militaries from crossing the northern border of China.

"The Vertical Limit of State Sovereignty" (PDF).One example is the natural border created by Lake Tanganyika, with the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia on its west shore and Tanzania and Burundi on the east.

1979, 1986 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for border.Browse Our Guide to tiff 2018.Show More Origin of border 132575; Middle English bordure Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to bord(er) to border (derivative of bord ship's side, edge Germanic; see board ) -ure -ure Related formsbordered, adjectiveborderless, adjectivetransborder, adjectiveunbordered, adjective Can be confused boarder border Synonyms See more synonyms for.