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enclave


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enclave  \En*clave"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  in  +  clavus  a  nail.] 
  A  tract  of  land  or  a  territory  inclosed  within  another 
  territory  of  which  it  is  independent.  See  {Exclave}.  [Recent] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enclave  \En*clave"\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  F.  enclaver.] 
  To  inclose  within  an  alien  territory.  [Recent] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enclave 
  n  :  an  enclosed  territory  that  is  culturally  distinct  from  the 
  foreign  territory  that  surrounds  it 




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