See also:term signifying a
See also:country or, more commonly, an outlying portion of a country, entirely surrounded by the territories of a
See also:foreign or other power, such as the detached portions of Prussia, Saxony, &c., enclosed in the Thuringian States . (From the point of view of the states possessing such detached portions of territory these become " exclaves.") " Enclave " is, however, generally used in a looser sense to describe a colony or other territory of a state, which, while possessing a seaboard, is entirely surrounded
See also:ward by the possession of some other power; or, if inland territory, nearly though not entirely so enclosed, e.g. the Lado Enclave in
See also:equatorial Africa .
JOHANN FRANZ ENCKE (1791–1865)
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