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enclave

en·clave

enclave

 
 
pronunciation:
an kleIv
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small territory or country mostly or completely surrounded by another.
The small country of Lesotho is an enclave within South Africa.
definition 2: a minority group living together within but apart from another culture.
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