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enclave

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenclaveen‧clave /ˈenkleɪv, ˈeŋ-/ noun [countable]  AROUND/ROUNDa small area that is within a larger area where people of a different kind or nationality live the former Portuguese enclave of East Timor
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enclaveOne of these was a dreadful modern slum in Liverpool - an enclave of vandalised flats surrounded by wastelands.Nagorno-Karabakh is a mainly Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan.It was bizarre, surrealistic, a little enclave of cancer patients in a noisy, crowded bar.All eyes followed the Collector as he strode about the enclave grimacing and muttering to himself.
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