demarcation line

demarcation line
the boundary of a specific area
Syn: ↑limit, ↑demarcation
Derivationally related forms: ↑demarcate (for: ↑demarcation)
Hypernyms: ↑boundary, ↑bound, ↑bounds
Hyponyms: ↑edge, ↑city limit, ↑city limits, ↑upper limit, ↑lower limit, ↑three-mile limit

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