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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
3. Centrical Dimensions
1. General
 
233. Limit.
 
  
NOUN:LIMIT, boundary, bounds, confine, enclave, term, bourn or bourne, verge, curbstone, but [Scot.], pale; termination, terminus, terminal; stint, stent; frontier, precinct, marches; backwoods.
  BOUNDARY LINE, landmark; line of -demarcation, - circumvallation; pillars of Hercules; Rubicon, turning point; ne plus ultra [L.]; sluice, floodgate.
  
VERB:LIMIT, bound, compass, confine, define, circumscribe, demarcate, delimit.
  
ADJECTIVE:DEFINITE; conterminate [obs.], conterminable; terminable, limitable; terminal, frontier; bordering, border, limitary, boundary, limital [rare].
  
ADVERB:THUS FAR, - and no further.
  
QUOTATION:The undiscover’d country from whose bourn No traveller returns.—Hamlet

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