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Enclave vs. Salient

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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.’;

Salientadjective

Worthy of note; pertinent or relevant.

‘The article is not exhaustive, but it covers the salient points pretty well.’;

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.’;

Salientadjective

Prominent; conspicuous.

Enclaveverb

(transitive) To enclose within a foreign territory.

Salientadjective

Depicted in a leaping posture.

‘a lion salient’;

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Enclavenoun

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

Salientadjective

Projecting outwards, pointing outwards.

‘a salient angle’;

Enclaveverb

To inclose within an alien territory.

Salientadjective

(obsolete) Moving by leaps or springs; jumping.

Enclavenoun

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

Salientadjective

(obsolete) Shooting or springing out; projecting.

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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’;

Salientadjective

(geometry) Denoting any angle less than two right angles.

Enclavenoun

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

‘the engineering department is traditionally a male enclave’;

Salientnoun

(military) An outwardly projecting part of a fortification, trench system, or line of defense.

Salientadjective

Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.

Salientadjective

Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.

‘He had in himself a salient, living spring of generous and manly action.’;

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Salientadjective

Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.

‘He [Grenville] had neither salient traits, nor general comprehensiveness of mind.’;

Salientadjective

Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; - opposed to reëntering. See Illust. of Bastion.

Salientadjective

Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient.

Salientadjective

A salient angle or part; a projection.

Salientnoun

(military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy

Salientadjective

having a quality that thrusts itself into attention;

‘an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom’; ‘a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book’; ‘salient traits’; ‘a spectacular rise in prices’; ‘a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center’; ‘a striking resemblance between parent and child’;

Salientadjective

(of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees

Salientadjective

represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)

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