[ pen-ey-eks-kleyv ]

  1. a region within the borders of the country to which it belongs, but lacking road access or having road access only from another country (often used attributively): Kleinwalsertal is an Austrian pene-exclave, a valley region accessible only from Germany because of the surrounding Alps.

Origin of pene-exclave

First recorded in1960–65; pene- + exclave

Words Nearby pene-exclave Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023