Enclave - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈenkleɪv|  American pronunciation of the word enclave
Brit.  |ˈɛnkleɪv|  British pronunciation of the word enclave

noun

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

Examples

the former Portuguese enclave of East Timor

...an urban enclave of bohemians that acquired a reputation for being a hothouse of creativity...

Word forms

noun
singular: enclave
plural: enclaves
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