World English Dictionary
limitrophe (ˈlɪmɪˌtrəʊf)
(of a country or region) on or near a frontier
[C19: via French from Late Latin limitrophus, from limit-limit + Greek -trophus supporting; originally referring to borderland that supported frontier troops]

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