The plausibility of an Alawite enclave, meanwhile, has been a subject for debate.
The drama that followed brought blood and violence to the enclave that Russia went to war to protect.
In an ultra-Orthodox enclave of upstate New York, a former student has accused a principal of sex acts.
Flooding in the enclave seemed to begin at Avenue C and worsened moving eastward.
Are the settlers occupying the enclave in Hebron that Netanyahu wishes to solidify willing to become Palestinian citizens?
It is the see of a bishop since 1783, and is the centre of a German enclave in Czech Bohemia.
He wondered if anyone had missed him back at the enclave, yet.
The Russians flex their 200-men muscles in an enclave in the Pristina airport.
Not that Walt was a mugger—as far as I know; but that's the pattern of the enclave.
He looked gloomily at the maze of streets before him and half-wished he had stayed in the enclave, where starmen belonged.
1868, from French enclave, from Old French enclaver "enclose, comprise, include" (13c.), from Late Latin inclavare "shut in, lock up," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + clavis "key" (see slot (n.2)). Enclaved "surrounded by land owned by another" is attested in English from mid-15c., from Middle French enclaver.
enclave en·clave (ěn'klāv', ŏn'-)
A detached mass of tissue enclosed in tissue of another kind.