There is an at-grade light-rail line that for a couple of miles runs right along the Green Line that separates West from East.
Sinead Gets Married for Fourth Time, Then separates From Her Hubby, Then Gets Back Together With Him?
It is a theology that rejects ‘walls’ (such as the separation wall) and anything that separates people.
To me, what separates a funny movie from a good movie is something personal.
What separates that fantasy from reality is not Dharun Ravi, and not a matter of law.
Aquamarine, which is feebly doubly refracting, separates them but slightly.
The gulf which separates parents and children is one which the parents must cross.
The fifteen hundred miles was the extent of the frontier which separates colonized China from the various Tartar tribes.
And how enormous is the distance which separates the just from the unjust in regard to pleasure and pain!
Near the line-fence which separates his property from mine, Mr. Havelot has sunk a wide shaft.
"articles of (women's) clothing that may be worn in various combinations," 1945, from separate (adj.). As a noun, separate is attested from 1610s in the sense "separatist."
"detached, kept apart," c.1600, from separate (v.) or from Latin separatus. Separate but equal in reference to U.S. segregation policies on railroads is attested from 1888. Separate development, official name of apartheid in South Africa, is from 1955. Related: Separately (1550s); separateness.
Frequently the colored coach is little better than a cattle car. Generally one half the smoking car is reserved for the colored car. Often only a cloth curtain or partition run half way up separates this so-called colored car from the smoke, obscene language, and foul air of the smokers' half of the car. All classes and conditions of colored humanity, from the most cultured and refined to the most degraded and filthy, without regard to sex, good breeding or ability to pay for better accommodation, are crowded into this separate, but equal (?) half car. [Rev. Norman B. Wood, "The White Side of a Black Subject," 1897]