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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic рубежь (rubežĭ), from Proto-Slavic *rǫbežь, from *rǫbiti (to chop, hem) + *-ežь.

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рубе́ж (rubéžm inan (genitive рубежа́, nominative plural рубежи́, genitive plural рубеже́й)

  1. boundary, border, borderline, frontier (the line or frontier area separating regions)
  2. line

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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “рубеж”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress