frontier


frontier
01. The border between the United States and Canada is the world's longest [frontier].
02. Many governments has increased security on their [frontiers] in an effort to curb terrorist activities.
03. The [frontier] has been closed due to rebel activity in the region.
04. South Korean President Kim Dae-jung won the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13, 2000, for his efforts toward reconciliation with North Korea, an initiative that has prompted hopes for peace on the Cold War's last [frontier].
05. Space is the final [frontier] for man to explore.
06. Scientists working on cloning techniques are on the [frontier] of a new era for the human race.
07. Our car was searched by customs officials when we got to the [frontier].
08. A private airline company hopes to expand the [frontiers] of commercial travel by offering tourist flights into space within the next decade.
09. Your ancestors came to this country two hundred years ago to help open up the new [frontier] in America.
10. Recent developments in medical technology are redefining the [frontiers] of human longevity.
11. Brazil shares a [frontier] with all South American countries, except Ecuador and Chile.
12. The [frontier] between the two countries was temporarily closed.
13. Swaziland is surrounded by South Africa, except for a short [frontier] with Mozambique.
14. A Japanese proverb notes that there are no national [frontiers] to learning.
15. John F. Kennedy once said, "We stand today on the edge of a new [frontier]-the [frontier] of the 1960s, a [frontier] of unknown opportunities and perils, a [frontier] of unfulfilled hopes and threats.... The new [frontier] of which I speak is not a set of promises - it is a set of challenges."
16. Yevgeny Yevtushenko once stated that poetry is like a bird; it ignores all [frontiers].

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  • Frontier —   [frʌn tɪə; amerikanisch »Grenze«] die, , in der nordamerikanischen Geschichte Begriff für die nach Westen vorrückende Siedlungsgrenze zwischen der von Indianern, Jägern und Fallenstellern beherrschten »Wildnis« und der nachfolgenden… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • frontier — c.1400, from O.Fr. frontier prow of a ship, front rank of an army (13c.), from adj. frontier facing, neighboring, from front brow (see FRONT (Cf. front)). Originally the front line of an army, sense of borderland is first attested early 15c. In… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Frontier — Fron tier, a. 1. Lying on the exterior part; bordering; conterminous; as, a frontier town. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or relating to a frontier. Frontier experience. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frontier — Fron tier, v. i. To constitute or form a frontier; to have a frontier; with on. [Obs.] Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Frontier, ND — U.S. city in North Dakota Population (2000): 273 Housing Units (2000): 78 Land area (2000): 0.179313 sq. miles (0.464419 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.179313 sq. miles (0.464419 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • frontier — [frun tir′; ] also [ fräntir′] n. [ME frontere < OFr frontier < front: see FRONT1] 1. the border between two countries 2. ☆ a) that part of a settled, civilized country which lies next to an unexplored or undeveloped region b) the… …   English World dictionary

  • Frontier — Fron tier, n. [F. fronti[ e]re, LL. frontaria. See {Front}.] 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • frontier — I noun ambit, border, borderland, bound, boundary, boundary line, circumjacencies, compass, confinium, demarcation line, edge, faubourg, finis, fringe, limit, limitations, line of demarcation, march, outer district, outer edge, outer part,… …   Law dictionary