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Synonyms for borderland

the line or area separating geopolitical units

Synonyms for borderland

district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area

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Mr Mundell said: "We are continuing to make good progress towards a Borderlands Growth Deal, which has the potential to transform the economy of the whole region, creating jobs and increasing prosperity.
Robert Lawrence Gunn's Ethnology and Empire examines the "scenarios of troubled linguistic exchange and communicative misrecognition" that "echo routinely across the shifting borderlands and contact zones of American history" (3).
Hogue's discussion of borderlands and race ensures Metis and the Medicine Line will be useful for readers of Canadian Ethnic Studies even if they do not specifically study the Metis.
The case of the German-Danish borderlands exemplifies the intertwining of cultural elements, including the artifacts unearthed by archeology, and the language shaped by national identity and its ideological expression, nationalism.
Along the way, Hogue gives special attention to how the Metis developed "mobile communities" (7) in the borderlands, how they negotiated "racialized markers of belonging," and how they created a "hybrid borderland world" (10) and "an interethnic landscape.
In each case, the rise of Russian hegemony in Eurasia generated a struggle for the borderlands and set off a containment policy by the coastland powers, a policy grounded in geography and politics--that is, geopolitics.
The author of this study adds to a growing body of scholarship extending Southern and Midwestern history to examine the borderland existing along the Ohio River in the decades leading to the American Civil War.
In the preface of his latest work, Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands, Gabriel Melendez addresses both the representation of Mexican Americans in the Borderlands from the late nineteenth century to the start of the twenty-first century and the hybrid result of filming the encounter between the Chicano and Anglo population in the region there.
Legendary items are among the most exciting things you can find, and starting this week, you'll see them drop far more often in recent Borderlands games.
AS franchises go, there's few that have become as iconic as Borderlands when it comes to shooter/RPG escapades.
BORDERLANDS: THE HANDSOME COLLECTION (PS4, XBOX ONE) AS franchises go, there's few that have become as iconic as Borderlands when it comes to shooter/RPG escapades.
THE Borderlands franchise has become an iconic shooter/RPG escapade - combining cracking storylines, vast game environments and awesomely accurate controls in recent years.
It comprises Borderlands 2 and all of its excellent downloadable content packs, as well as the newer Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and its season pass.
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection bundles Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and all downloadable content for both titles including the all-new add-on pack for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Claptastic Voyage and Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2.
Although both terms describe liminal places, and borderland allows a degree of imaginative control, borderland usually evokes political divisions, while urban fringe refers specifically to those urban-rural borderlands that are neither wholly city nor entirely country.