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Enclave - A country or area entirely surrounded by another country


(Pronounced en-clayve)


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.

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.

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