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de·mar·ca·tion

(dē'mar-kā'shŭn),
A setting of limits; a boundary.
[Fr. fr. L. de, from, + Mediev. L. marco, to mark]

demarcation

[dē′märkā′shən]
Etymology: L, de, from, marcare, to mark
the process of setting limits or boundaries.

demarcation

Forming a plane of separation between living and dead tissue, as in dry GANGRENE.

de·mar·ca·tion

(dēmahr-kāshŭn)
A setting of limits; a boundary.
[Fr. fr. L. de, from, + Mediev. L. marco, to mark]
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The huge gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean could either exacerbate an already very tense and dangerous situation between Lebanon and Israel or could lead to a reduction of tension and mutual benefits if Israel agrees to a fair demarcation line with Lebanon, worked out and monitored by independent international experts under UN supervision.
The demarcation line is a crucial step to promote sustained development and turn Tubli Bay into a tourism destination and environmental haven," said Cabinet Affairs Minister Kamal Ahmed.
By mid-morning, about half the men had crossed the demarcation line at Quneitra, said ICRC spokeswoman Nadia Dibsy.
We officially inform the south side that the actual crucial measure taken by the KPA to strictly restrict and cut off all the overland passages through the Military Demarcation Line will take effect from Dec.
Its main purpose is to provide a demarcation line for airport construction and no-entry zones.
ENI -- Christians from both parts of divided Korea have prayed together for the reunification of their country, which has been split in two by a militarized demarcation line since the end of the 1950-1953 Korean War.
Prizewinning poet Fanny Howe presents The Lyrics, an anthology of free-verse poems embodying the quest for knowledge through movement, while remaining vividly conscious of political and class warfare, and the search for the demarcation line between good and evil in America.
Is there a demarcation line concerning blasphemous materials we need to be aware of?
They have managed to make a definite demarcation line which did not exist in my youth.
Does Mr Cameron honestly believe that such a person should be allowed to draw a veil - or even a demarcation line - across those past activities?
Hostilities were suspended in 1953, since when both sides have been separated by a demilitarised zone that extends almost 250 kilometres across the peninsula and 2,000 metres either side of a demarcation line.
The war of movement became a static war of constant night patrols across an invisible demarcation line, while men went to their deaths in brief, bloody skirmishes that solved nothing.