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rabbit-proof fence

noun
1.
  1. a fence through which rabbits are unable to pass
  2. (Austral, informal) a boundary between certain Australian states, marked by such a fence
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Contemporary definitions for rabbit-proof fence
noun

any of the boundaries between the states of Australia; figuratively, a fence erected for the purpose of exclusion

Examples

The film follows the girls as they walk for weeks along 1,500 miles of the Australian rabbit-proof fence to return to their community.

Word Origin

1881

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