Origin of delimitate
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Examples from the Web for delimitation
Once more there is a difficulty of delimitation which will have to be fully sifted.
I do not pretend that this delimitation solves all problems.
In 1280 there was a delimitation of the land belonging to church and commune.The Shores of the Adriatic
F. Hamilton Jackson
But the delimitation of the frontier of Burma is not yet complete.An Australian in China
George Ernest Morrison
The delimitation is thus a quite natural and scientific one, coinciding pretty closely to the water-parting of the two countries.In the Border Country
W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
Word Origin and History for delimitation
1836, from French délimitation (18c.), noun of action from délimiter (see delimit).
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