Enclave - A country or area entirely surrounded by another country
A country, area or piece of land that is completely surounded by a bigger area like a country. It can also mean a group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior.
To remember the definition of the word enclave, use the following mnemonic:
The man was sat In a cave (enclave) entirely surrounded by the city.
Examples of enclave in a sentence
The kingdom of Lesotho is enclaved within South Africa.
He was scared to move to an enclave, because he had lived all his life in a small village.
The enclave of conservative families rarely interacts with its neighbours.