- plural of limes.
- a boundary, especially the fortified border or frontier of a country.
- (initial capital letter) Siegfried Line.
- an ancient Roman frontier fortification.
Origin of limes
1530–40; < Latin līmes; see limit
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- the fortified boundary of the Roman Empire
- A boundary, limit, or threshold.