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exclave

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noun ex·clave \ˈeks-ˌklāv, -ˌkläv\

Definition of exclave

  1. :  a portion of a country separated from the main part and constituting an enclave in respect to the surrounding territory



Origin of exclave

ex- + -clave (as in enclave)


First Known Use: 1888


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