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exclosure

[ik-skloh-zher] /ɪkˈskloʊ ʒər/
noun
1.
an area protected against intruders, as by fences.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; ex-1 + -closure, modeled on enclosure
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exclosure

/ɪkˈskləʊʒə/
noun
1.
an area of land, esp in a forest, fenced round to keep out unwanted animals
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