Definition of Buffer country
1. Noun. A small neutral state between two rival powers.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buffer Country
Literary usage of Buffer country
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society by Mississippi Historical Society, Franklin Lafayette Riley (1903)
"In the negotiation» before the treaty England had declined to adopt the French suggestion to create a neutral ground, or buffer country, to be reserved for ..."
2. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe (1904)
"... ready for future growth, but' practically the land hunger of the Anglo-Saxons was to offer great obstacles to the preservation of such a buffer country. ..."
3. The Colonization of the South by Peter Joseph Hamilton (1904)
"... ready for future growth, but practically the land hunger of the Anglo-Saxons was to offer great obstacles to the preservation of such a buffer country. ..."
4. Colonial Mobile: An Historical Study, Largely from Original Sources, of the by Peter Joseph Hamilton (1897)
"This practically adopted the French proposition of an Indian buffer country, but under English control. The first governor of West Florida was George ..."
5. The Neutrality of Belgium: A Study of the Belgian Case Under Its Aspects in by Alexander Fuehr (1915)
"... possible whereby, mainly for her own ends, a Continental state had been obliged to garrison the buffer-country Belgium, which belonged to a third Power. ..."