Enclaved



[en-kleyv, ahn-] /ˈɛn kleɪv, ˈɑn-/

noun
1.
a country, or especially, an outlying portion of a country, entirely or mostly surrounded by the territory of another country.
2.
any small, distinct area or group enclosed or isolated within a larger one:
a Chinese-speaking enclave in London.
verb (used with object), enclaved, enclaving.
3.
to isolate or enclose (especially territory) within a foreign or uncongenial environment; make an enclave of:
The desert enclaved the little settlement.
/ˈɛnkleɪv/
noun
1.
a part of a country entirely surrounded by foreign territory: viewed from the position of the surrounding territories Compare exclave
n.

1868, from French enclave, from Old French enclaver “enclose, comprise, include” (13c.), from Late Latin inclavare “shut in, lock up,” from Latin in- “in” (see in- (2)) + clavis “key” (see slot (n.2)). Enclaved “surrounded by land owned by another” is attested in English from mid-15c., from Middle French enclaver.

enclave en·clave (ěn’klāv’, ŏn’-)
n.
A detached mass of tissue enclosed in tissue of another kind.

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