exclave

exclave

[eks-kleyv]
noun
a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding alien territory: West Berlin was an exclave of West Germany.

Origin:
1885–90; ex-1 + -clave, modeled on enclave

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exclave (ˈɛkskleɪv)
 
n
Compare enclave a part of a country entirely surrounded by foreign territory: viewed from the position of the home country
 
[C20: from ex-1 + -clave, on the model of enclave]

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exclave ex·clave (ěk'sklāv')
n.
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, as of the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.

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