The drama that followed brought blood and violence to the enclave that Russia went to war to protect.
Flooding in the enclave seemed to begin at Avenue C and worsened moving eastward.
She is with the Movement of Mothers from the enclave of Srebrenica and Zepa, or so reads her business card.
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.