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Line of demarcation


a boundary marking something off from something else; also called demarcation line
Word Origin

from linea de demarcacion, the Pope’s division of the New World between the Spanish and Portuguese

line of demarcation n.
A zone of inflammatory reaction separating gangrenous from healthy tissue.


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