Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/14/21 Exclave

Exclave (noun)
exclave [ eks-kleyv ]


noun
1. a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding foreign territory: West Berlin was an exclave of West Germany.

WORDS RELATED TO EXCLAVE
province, sector, land, neighborhood, district, zone, area, country, terrain, colony, nation, field, state, street, enclave, commonwealth, empire, section, mandate, expanse

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Origin: First recorded in 1885–90; ex- + -clave, modeled on enclave

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