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delimitation

[ dih-lim-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ dɪˌlɪm ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun
an act, instance, or method of fixing the limits or boundaries of something: In biology, the fixing of taxonomic boundaries is called species delimitation.
the resulting boundary: At the southern edge, the delimitation of this lowland arctic region corresponds roughly to the treeline.
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