Complete Definition of "enclave"

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English

Etymology
From F. term|enclave|lang=fr.

Pronunciation
audio|en-uk-enclave.ogg|Audio (UK)
audio|en-us-enclave.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪv|-eɪv

Noun
en-noun

  1. A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.

#:The republic of San Marino is an enclave of Italy.
#:The streets around Union Square form a protestant enclave within an otherwise Catholic neighbourhood.

  1. A group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior.

#: ...it tends to make marriage itself a lifestyle enclave.

See also
exclave

Translations
trans-top|entity completely surrounded by another
trans-mid
ttbc|Norwegian: t|no|enklave|m
trans-bottom

References
sense|group set off from a larger population by a characteristic Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life - Page 74
by Robert Neelly Bellah, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven M. Tipton, Richard Madsen - 1996


French

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=fr|/ÉÌ.klav/
audio|Fr-enclave-fr-Paris.ogg|Audio (FR)

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. enclave

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