Meaning of “enclave” in the English Dictionary

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"enclave" in British English

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enclavenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeŋ.kleɪv/ us /ˈɑːŋ.kleɪv/

a part of a country that is surrounded by another country, or a group of people who are different from the people living in the surrounding area:

Campione d'Italia is an Italian enclave in Switzerland.
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(Definition of “enclave” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enclave" in American English

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enclavenoun [ C ]

us /ˈen·kleɪv, ˈɑn-/

an area that is different from the larger area or country surrounding it, or a group of people who are different from the people living in the surrounding area:

Yorkville was an enclave of German immigrants.

(Definition of “enclave” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)