/ (ˈlɪmɪˌtrəʊf) /
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(of a country or region) on or near a frontier
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Word Origin for limitrophe
C19: via French from Late Latin limitrophus, from limit- limit + Greek -trophus supporting; originally referring to borderland that supported frontier troops
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