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the line or area separating geopolitical units

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a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country

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an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary

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The new spots, titled "Dream," "Working" and "Business" (airing later this year), open with Jones outdoors in a rural area that evokes the American frontier and cut to scenes of Americans at work in personal and professional settings.
In 1884, living in the American frontier brings to mind the image of brave, adventurous families taming the unknown.
21 -- In the final segment of this four-part documentary series, Inside Assassin's Creed III: Episode Four: America, by Land and Sea, you'll explore a whole new world from the bustling city streets of Boston and New York, into the far reaches of the American frontier and vast open seas.
The mid-century model of space exploration thus updated the misconception that the old American frontier was tamed by misfit loners such as Natty Bumppo in James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales rather than nuclear families like the one led by Pa Ingalls in the Little House series.
4million range of 30 original Ulster settler buildings from the early American frontier.
A huge open-world environment set in the final years of the Wild West is the backdrop to the story of former outlaw John Martson's adventure across the American frontier.
All receive an in-depth analysis, noting Twain's strong sense of nostalgia for the disappearing American frontier, his growing concern over the assimilation of Native American cultures, and his continual search for a sense of personal and national identity.
The 6ft-6in Parker was quickly embraced by youngsters as the man in a coonskin cap who stood for the spirit of the American frontier.
A real-life pioneer family living on the American frontier.
I was pleased to discover written sketches by Willa Cather (famous for her novels about American frontier life) describing her visit here and Edward VII's coronation.
The classic American frontier tales of good, evil, and lawlessness in Law of the Desert are "The Black Rock Coffin Makers", "Grub Line Rider", "Desert Death Song", "One Last Gun Notch", "Ride, You Tonto Raiders", "War Party", and "Law of the Desert".
Hurtado's JOHN SUTTER: A LIFE ON THE NORTH AMERICAN FRONTIER (080613772X, $34.
Though French by birth, her sainthood came amid the rugged work of building a community and institutions in Western Indiana in the mid 1800s, then considered the American frontier.
With Deadwood, Milch--whose previous credits include co-creating NYPD Blue--strives to create a portrait of the American frontier coloured with as much authentic grit as he could glean from the history books.
Hornsby's British Atlantic, American Frontier is an important addition to this scholarship.
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