frontier

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fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain Antonine Wall
man who lives on the frontier backwoodsman , frontiersman , mountain man
United States writer who wrote about frontier life (1873-1947) Cather , Willa Cather , Willa Sibert Cather
place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance checkpoint
United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851) Cooper , James Fenimore Cooper
bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier) desperado , desperate criminal
United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951) Frederick Jackson Turner , Turner
settlement on the frontier of civilization frontier settlement , outpost
woman who lives on the frontier frontierswoman
frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876) Hickock , James Butler Hickock , Wild Bill Hickock
Byzantine emperor who held the eastern frontier of his empire against the Persians; codified Roman law in 529; his general Belisarius regained North Africa and Spain (483-565) Justinian , Justinian I , Justinian the Great
United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802 Marcus Whitman , Whitman
military governor of a frontier province in medieval Germany margrave
member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier Ranger , Texas Ranger
town in west central Texas; formerly a notorious frontier town San Angelo
western United States during its frontier period Wild West
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