exclave


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ex·clave

 (ĕk′sklāv′)
n.
A part of a country that is isolated from the main part and is surrounded by foreign territory.

exclave

(ˈɛkskleɪv)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a part of a country entirely surrounded by foreign territory: viewed from the position of the home country. Compare enclave
[C20: from ex-1 + -clave, on the model of enclave]

ex•clave

(ˈɛks kleɪv)

n.
a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien territory.
[1885–90; ex-1 + (en)clave]
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.
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The only road linking Sokh and Uzbekistan was closed after the incident between Kyrgyz border guards and exclave residence on January 5-6, 2013.
Last Monday, two SU-30 fighter aircraft were intercepted en route from the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad to mainland Russia.
Residents of Tajikistan's Vorukh exclave in Kyrgyzstan told Asia-Plus by phone that the clash erupted yesterday when people on the Kyrgyz side sought to erect a roadside sign bearing the name of an adjacent village of Ak-Sai in Tajik territory.
The plane flew along the borders of the exclave Kaliningrad region of Russia before flying near the Southern and Eastern parts of the area in Polish and Lithuanian airspace.
NNA - Police are hunting a gunman who fired up to four shots at a mosque in the Spanish exclave of Ceuta, on the northern coast of Morocco.
Having studied the enclaves/exclaves issue for many years, I tend to accept the definition of Dr Honore Marc Catudal from his monograph The Exclave Problem of Western Europe (University of Alabama Press, 1979): An exclave [he tends to use the terms 'exclave' and 'enclave' interchangeably] is a part of one state completely surrounded by the territory of another.
The exclave is located within the scenic Al-Hajar mountains.
Why it's special Drive north all the way to this UAE exclave high in the Hajar mountains for scenery that will delight nature lovers and budding photographers alike.
Without the treaty, some European countries fear that Washington might deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe again and that Russia might move to deploy such missiles in its exclave of Kaliningrad, which would once again turn Europe into a potential nuclear battlefield.
Russia might also move to deploy such missiles in its exclave of Kaliningrad which would once again turn Europe into a potential nuclear battlefield.
At Oman's far northern Strait of Hormuz tip, the Musandam Peninsula is an exclave with rugged peaks and countless islets that draw whale and dolphin watchers," he told Afar.
A spokesman for Gusmao's Alliance for Change and Progress (AMP), Tiago Farmento, said there are reports that six supporters' homes were burnt down in Oecusse, an East Timor exclave surrounded by Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province.