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enclosure

noun (SURROUNDED)    /ɪnˈkləʊ.ʒər/ US  /-ˈkloʊ.ʒɚ/
[C] an area surrounded by fences or walls: the members' enclosureAreas of land in generalSpace - general words [C or U] the act of putting fences around land: An early example of privatization was the enclosure of public land for use by wealthy landlords.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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