Enclosure



[en-kloh-zher] /ɛnˈkloʊ ʒər/

noun
1.
something that , as a fence or wall.
2.
something that is , as a paper sent in a letter.
3.
the separation and appropriation of land by means of a fence.
4.
a tract of land surrounded by a fence.
5.
an act or instance of .
6.
the state of being .
7.
Roman Catholic Church. the part of a monastery or convent canonically separated or restricted as the living quarters of the religious, from which a person may leave only with special permission or gain entrance to by special dispensation.
/ɪnˈkləʊʒə/
noun
1.
the act of enclosing or state of being enclosed
2.
a region or area enclosed by or as if by a fence
3.

4.
a fence, wall, etc, that serves to enclose
5.
something, esp a supporting document, enclosed within an envelope or wrapper, esp together with a letter
6.
(Brit) a section of a sports ground, racecourse, etc, allotted to certain spectators
n.

mid-15c., “action of enclosing,” from enclose + -ure. Meaning “that which is enclosed” is from 1550s.

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