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Meaning of ENCLAVE

Pronunciation:  'enkleyv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it
 

ENCLAVE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: district, territory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \En*clave"\, n. [F., fr. L. in + clavus a nail.]
    A tract of land or a territory inclosed within another
    territory of which it is independent. See {Exclave}. [Recent]
    
    
  2. \En*clave"\, v. t. [Cf. F. enclaver.]
    To inclose within an alien territory. [Recent]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arena, block, cincture, clos, close, confine, container, coop, court, courtyard, croft, curtilage, delimited field, enclosure, field, fold, forty, ground, kraal, list, lot, pale, paling, parcel of land, park, patch, pen, plat, plot, plot of ground, quad, quadrangle, real estate, section, square, theater, toft, tract, yard
 

 

 

 

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