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# state_boundary

##### Function: state_boundary
  returns the boundary of the US state
as a multipolygon. The state name is not case sensitive.

Examples:

state_boundary('WA')
-- Result: "MULTIPOLYGON(...)"

state_boundary('Washington')
-- Result: "MULTIPOLYGON(...)"

state_boundary('wa')
-- Result: "MULTIPOLYGON(...)"

ensure_within(
my_point_column,
state_boundary('NY')
)

-- Result: true


###### Signatures
text -> multipolygon