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 for delimitation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Delimitation \De*lim`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. delimitatio: cf. F.
     The act or process of fixing limits or boundaries;
     limitation. --Gladstone.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a line that indicates a boundary [syn: boundary line,
           border, borderline, delimitation, mete]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "delimitation":
     border line, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line,
     bounding, bourn, break boundary, breakoff point, ceiling,
     circling-in, circumscribing, circumscription, compass, confine,
     cutoff, cutoff point, deadline, definition, demarcation,
     determinant, determination, division line, encincture, end,
     extremity, finish, floor, frontier, hedge, high-water mark,
     inclusion-exclusion, interface, limen, limit, limitation,
     limiting factor, line, line of demarcation, low-water mark,
     lower limit, march, mark, mete, specification, start,
     starting line, starting point, target date, term, terminal date,
     terminus, threshold, time allotment, upper limit

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