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enclave

noun [C] uk   /ˈeŋ.kleɪv/ us    /ˈɑːŋ-/
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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