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Enclave vs. Exclave

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Enclavenoun

A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.

‘The republic of San Marino is an enclave of Italy.’; ‘The streets around Union Square form a Protestant enclave within an otherwise Catholic neighbourhood.’;

Exclavenoun

A portion of a country's territory not connected to the main part

‘Alaska and Kaliningrad are both examples of exclaves.’;

Enclavenoun

A group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior.

‘...it tends to make marriage itself a lifestyle enclave.’;

Exclavenoun

A detached part of an organ, as of the pancreas, thyroid, or other gland.

Enclaveverb

(transitive) To enclose within a foreign territory.

Exclavenoun

A portion of a country which is separated from the main part and surrounded by politically alien territory.

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Enclavenoun

A tract of land or a territory inclosed within another territory of which it is independent. See Exclave.

Exclavenoun

a portion of territory of one state completely surrounded by territory of another or others, as viewed by the home territory.

Enclaveverb

To inclose within an alien territory.

Enclavenoun

an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

Enclavenoun

a portion of territory surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct

‘they gave troops a week to leave the coastal enclave’;

Enclavenoun

a place or group that is different in character from those surrounding it

‘the engineering department is traditionally a male enclave’;

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