enclave


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Islamabad -- It has been wrongfully quoted in a section of press that Secretary, Housing and Works has informed Senate Standing Committee meeting held on 02-09-2019 that the Chairman NAB has been unlawfully allotted a house in Ministers' Enclave.
The most popular of the early use cases use the trusted enclave for key protection and crypto-operations.
ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to launch development work in Park Enclave Phase-II after boosting the development activities in its residual area of phase I.
After giving momentum to development activities in residual area of Park Enclave phase one, Capital Development Authority (CDA) is now heading toward development of phase-II of the project.
The CDA management has directed the concerned formations to complete codel formalities, formulate plans and design etc for the project within three months so that development work could be launched in the phase-II of the Park Enclave.
ISLAMABAD -- The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to launch development work in Park Enclave Phase-II after boosting the development activities in its residual area of phase I.
The CDA management has directed the formations concerned to complete codal formalities to launch development work in Park Enclave Phase-II.
Contract awarded for De-scaling of condenser of central ac plant of cap 3 x 60 tr at trc signal enclave 2 x 40 tr at asdc signal enclaves 3 x 9 tr at amss signal enclave and 3 x 8 tr at delhi area signal centre under ge (u) p and m delhi cantt-10
Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it.
ISLAMABAD -- After a lapse of three years, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Monday re-started work in the leftover areas of Park Enclave Housing Scheme.
ISLAMABAD -- Capital Development Authority has again started development activities at Park Enclave after a lapse of nearly 3 years.