Meaning of BOUNDARY in English


BAD : The country shares boundaries with Ruanda and Burundi.

GOOD : The country shares borders with Ruanda and Burundi.


Use boundary when you are talking about an area of land within a country: 'The Mississippi River forms a natural boundary between Tennessee and Arkansas.' 'Their farm is just inside the boundary of the National Park.'

The place where two countries meet is the border : 'We're about to cross the border between Austria and Switzerland.'

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