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en·clave

 (ĕn′klāv′, ŏn′-)
n.
1. A country or part of a country lying wholly within the boundaries of another.
2. A distinctly bounded area enclosed within a larger unit: ethnic enclaves in a large city.

[French, from Old French enclaver, to enclose, from Vulgar Latin *inclāvāre : Latin in-, in; see en-1 + Latin clāvis, key.]

enclave

(ˈɛnkleɪv)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a part of a country entirely surrounded by foreign territory: viewed from the position of the surrounding territories. Compare exclave
[C19: from French, from Old French enclaver to enclose, from Vulgar Latin inclāvāre (unattested) to lock up, from Latin in-2 + clavis key]

en•clave

(ˈɛn kleɪv, ˈɑn-)

n., v. -claved, -clav•ing. n.
1. a country or a portion of a country surrounded by foreign territory.
2. any small, distinct area or group enclosed or isolated within a larger one.
v.t.
3. to make an enclave of.
[1865–70; < French, Middle French, n. derivative of enclaver < Vulgar Latin *inclāvāre to lock in = Latin in- in-2 + -clāvāre, derivative of clāvis key]

enclave

, exclave - An enclave is a group or area different from the surroundings, a secured area within another secured area, from Latin clavis, "key"; an exclave is the same thing, but usually describes a portion of a country separated from the main part and surrounded by politically alien territory.
See also related terms for surrounded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enclave - an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

enclave

Translations
enklaavi
hólmlenda
enklave

enclave

[ˈenkleɪv] Nenclave m

enclave

[ˈɛŋkleɪv] nenclave f
a Spanish enclave → une enclave espagnole
a Muslim enclave → une enclave musulmane
an enclave in → une enclave en

enclave

nEnklave f

enclave

[ˈɛnkleɪv] nenclave f inv
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Like a dado round the room was the jutting line of splendid heavy game-heads, the best of their sort from every quarter of the world, with the rare white rhinoceros of the Lado Enclave drooping its supercilious lip above them all.
The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the rehabilitation package and upgradation of infrastructure of the Bangladeshi enclaves and Cooch Behar district after transfer of enclaves between India and Bangladesh.
The Narendra Modi dispensation in India has quite surprisingly decided to settle the tricky issue of enclaves - the slivers of land situated on both sides of Indo-Bangladesh border - once and for all.
Mashaldanga is one of the Bangladeshi enclaves scattered inside the Indian territories with an estimated population of 3,870 as per a joint Indo- Bangladesh census in 2011.
On the other hand, the chit-mahals or Indo-Bangladesh enclaves are outlying and detached tracks of land situated inside Rangpur district of Bangladesh.
Authorities of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan can settle situation around enclaves located on the territory of two countries, through exchanging border areas, Interfax reported referring to the Tajik government.
Rather than encounter unemployment or low-wage jobs at the bottom of the occupational hierarchy, immigrants can use networks in ethnic enclaves to gain employment at higher wages.
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The existence of enclaves on either side of the border is a bizarre anomaly that might finally be solved by a swap.
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