[ eks-kleyv ]
/ ˈɛks kleɪv /
a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding foreign territory: West Berlin was an exclave of West Germany.
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Words nearby exclave
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British Dictionary definitions for exclave
/ (ˈɛkskleɪv) /
a part of a country entirely surrounded by foreign territory: viewed from the position of the home countryCompare enclave
Word Origin for exclave
C20: from ex- 1 + -clave, on the model of enclave
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Medical definitions for exclave
[ ĕk′sklāv′ ]
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, as of the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
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