- The definition of border upon means being near an edge or border.
An example of border upon is being on the outside rim of a garden bed.
A walkway borders upon this garden.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Variant of border
- an edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
- a dividing line between two countries, states, etc. or the land along it; frontier
- a narrow strip, often ornamental, along an edge; fringe; edging
- an ornamental strip of flowers or shrubs along the edge of a garden, walk, etc.
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French bordure ; from border, to border ; from Frankish an unverified form bord, margin: see board
- to provide with a border
- to extend along the edge of; bound
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