borderland

[bawr-der-land]
noun
1.
land forming a border or frontier.
2.
an uncertain, intermediate district, space, or condition.

Origin:
1805–15; border + land

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borderland (ˈbɔːdəˌlænd)
 
n
1.  land located on or near a frontier or boundary
2.  an indeterminate region: the borderland between intellect and intelligence

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Example sentences
Molecular melodies still lie somewhere in the uneasy borderland between the arts and science.
The area's topography made it a near-impenetrable borderland for an army of any size.
In certain parts of that murky borderland, the soldiers on night patrols often leave behind evidence of their presence.
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