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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bound·a·ry n.; pl. Boundaries   That which indicates or fixes a limit or extent, or marks a bound, as of a territory; a bounding or separating line; a real or imaginary limit.
 But still his native country lies
 Beyond the boundaries of the skies.   --N. Cotton.
    That bright and tranquil stream, the boundary of Louth and Meath.   --Macaulay.
    Sensation and reflection are the boundaries of our thoughts.   --Locke.
 Syn: -- Limit; bound; border; term; termination; barrier; verge; confines; precinct.
 Usage: Bound, Boundary. Boundary, in its original and strictest sense, is a visible object or mark indicating a limit. Bound is the limit itself. But in ordinary usage the two words are made interchangeable.