- any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War.；a US state that borders Canada or Mexico.
noun: border state, plural noun: border states
- 1. any of the slave states that bordered the northern free states during the US Civil War.
- ▪ a US state that borders Canada or Mexico.
- ▪ a small country that borders a larger, more powerful country or that lies between two larger countries.
... was once an old man who lived with his only son at the border of the state. They were fond of horses and often let them graze freely...
There are five bodies of water along the northern border of the United States. 沿著美國北方邊界有五個大片的水域 They are know as the ...
... in North America. It forms part of the border between the United States and Mexico. At 1,885 miles (3,034 km) long, it is the...