frontier

frontier
Synonyms and related words:
Berlin wall, China, Darkest Africa, God knows where, Greenland, North Pole, Outer Mongolia, Pago Pago, Pillars of Hercules, Siberia, South Pole, Thule, Tierra del Fuego, Timbuktu, Ultima Thule, Yukon, anteriority, antipodes, back country, backcountry, backwash, backwater, backwoods, bamboo curtain, bold front, boondock, boondocks, border, border ground, border line, bordering, borderland, borderline, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bounding, bounds, bourn, brave face, brave front, break boundary, breakoff point, brush, bush, bush country, bushveld, ceiling, circumscription, coastal, compass, confine, cutoff, cutoff point, dark horse, deadline, delimitation, determinant, determinative, determining, display, division line, end, enigma, extreme, extremes, extremity, facade, face, facet, facia, finish, floor, fore, forefront, foreground, forehand, foreland, forepart, forequarter, foreside, forests, foreword, fringing, front, front elevation, front line, front man, front matter, front page, front view, frontage, frontal, frontier post, frontiers of knowledge, frontispiece, godforsaken place, hack, head, heading, hedge, high-water mark, hinterland, interface, iron curtain, jumping-off place, lap, limbic, limen, liminal, limit, limitation, limiting, limiting factor, limits, line, line of demarcation, littoral, low-water mark, lower limit, march, marches, marchland, marginal, mark, matter of ignorance, mete, mystery, n, nowhere, obverse, outback, outer space, outlandish, outpost, outskirts, pale, pole, preface, prefix, priority, proscenium, puzzle, remote, riddle, rimming, sealed book, skirting, start, starting line, starting point, sticks, target date, term, terminal, terminal date, terminus, terra incognita, the Great Divide, the South Seas, the boondocks, the bush, the incalculable, the moon, the sticks, the strange, the tullies, the unfamiliar, the unknowable, the unknown, three-mile limit, threshold, timbers, time allotment, twelve-mile limit, unexplored ground, unexplored territory, uninhabited region, unknown quantity, unsettled, up-country, upper limit, virgin land, virgin territory, wasteland, wild West, wilderness, wilds, window dressing, woodlands, woods, x, z

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  • Frontier — ist: Grenzland auf englisch, speziell in den Vereinigten Staaten Frontier (Computerspiel), der Name eines Computerspiels Frontier Airlines, eine US Fluggesellschaft Frontier Developments, britische Computerspiel Entwickler Frontier (IDE), eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Frontier — 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… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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

  • frontier — [n1] boundary borderland, borderline, bound, confines, edge, limit, march, perimeter, verge; concepts 513,745 frontier [n2] unexplored, unoccupied area of land backcountry, backwater, backwoods, boondocks*, boonies*, bush, hinterland, outback,… …   New thesaurus

  • 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

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