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Word: enclave

Definition: territory enclosed within an alien land


Sentences Containing 'enclave'

After Jellystone is shut down, Ranger Smith is forced to stay in Evergreen Park, a small urban enclave choked with litter and pollution, but not after he tells Yogi that Yogi is not as smart as he thinks he is.
After linking up at Khalde with their Shiite Amal allies, the Druze PSP militia forces drove the mixed Fourth Brigade 3½ miles south to the vicinity of Damour, in the Iqlim al-Kharrub coastal enclave, as they attempted to create a salient from Aley to the coast at Khalde, south of Beirut.
As the Soviet Union's disintegration approached during the late 1980s, the enclave's government expressed its desire to secede and unite with the neighboring Armenian SSR.
As they fly over the secret enclave, it is destroyed in a fireball resulting from a burning drapery that Peter had set alight with a candle.
Caltanissetta is one of few Italian provinces with an enclave, the comune of Resuttano which is totally surrounded by Palermo's province territory.
Fighting between Armenians and Azeris continued in other parts of the enclave, including Lachin, Khojavend, and Aghdara.
Georgia released intercepted telephone calls purporting to show that part of a Russian armoured regiment crossed into the separatist enclave of South Ossetia nearly a full day before Georgia's attack on the capital, Tskhinvali, late on August 7.
He decided to set up his own municipality, a Posse enclave on the banks of the Embarras River within the boundaries of Fairbanks.
He entered the Egyptian army in 1910 and was posted to the Upper White Nile, assuming control of the Lado Enclave from the Belgians in accordance with an agreement.
In August 2010 DuckDuckGo introduced anonymous searching, including an exit enclave, for its search engine traffic using Tor.
In Rapperswil, a Habsburg enclave on Lake Zürich within confederate territory, a pro-confederate coup d'état in 1458 led to the city becoming a protectorate of the confederacy in 1464.
Interstate 94 currently occupies a substantial portion of the old enclave. The rest of the site is largely vacant, except for a few dilapidated industrial structures.
Isolated from the main Georgian forces, the Georgian Army's battalion-strong Kchevi Tank Group attacked from a Georgian village enclave and attempted to hit Russian forces moving along the detour Zara highway in the flank, but was stopped by Russian artillery fire and airstrikes.
It borders West Portland Park to the west, Markham and Marshall Park to the north, Collins View and Tryon Creek State Natural Area to the east, and Lake Oswego and the unincorporated Multnomah County enclave of Englewood to the south.
It resulted in the capture by Armenian military forces of the Kelbajar region of Azerbaijan. Kelbajar lay outside the contested enclave of the former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast, but within Nagorno-Karabakh geographic region of Azerbaijan, that Armenian and Azerbaijani forces had been fighting over for five years.
It was in part of the Lado enclave. In 1900 there were said to be 1,500 troops from the Congo Free State divided among the three Lado enclave Nile stations of Kiro, Lado and Redjaf.
Jim Tarbell, "the most adamant and voluble opponent" of Gray's plan, warned that it guaranteed the persistence of Over-the-Rhine as "a predominantly black enclave of poverty and despair," but City Council ignored him, believing the plan was a compromise.
Kapitan Cina or Capitan China was originally a Portuguese title for the representative of a Chinese enclave. The 15th century rulers of Southeast Asia, such as Melaka (modern day Malacca) and Banten (or Bantam), chose to deal with a single individual from each ethnic group under their rule.
Maga assumed the powers of Commander in Chief of the Dahomeyan Army, although he did not wear its uniform until its capture of the Portuguese enclave of Ajuda on August 1, 1961.
Manufacturing comprises enclave-type assembly for export with major products being bedding, handicrafts, and electronic components.
Manufacturing—which accounts for approximately 5% of GDP—comprises enclave-type assembly for export with major products being bedding, handicrafts, and electronic components.
MCS results are available to approved researchers through NORC’s Data Enclave. The application process is outlined here.
much of Ifelodun domain was overtaken by the Afonja/Alimi era and annexed to the present Ilorin enclave. It has an area of 3,435 km² and a population of 206,042 at the 2006 census.
Nizamia observatory, Saradhi Studios, HUDA Maitrivanam, Huda Swarna Jayanti Complex, Aditya Enclave, Aditya Trade centre, Satyam Cinema Theatre, Ameerpet Gurudwara,Vcare Multi speciality hospital Elephant House.
No longer threatened, Helena became an important Union enclave on the Mississippi River and would become the base for the successful campaign to seize Little Rock, Arkansas, later in the year.
Numerous Irish immigrants settled in New Orleans, establishing a distinct ethnic enclave now known as the Irish Channel.
Primary catchment includes posh residential colonies like Vasant Kunj, Vasant Vihar, Shanti Niketan, RK Puram, Safdurjung Enclave, Green Park, Chattarpur, Mahipalpur- to name a few, which essentially comprises expatriate population as well.
Rudolph Giuliani was born in an Italian-American enclave in East Flatbush in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the only child of working-class parents, Harold Angelo Giuliani (1908–1981) and Helen (née D'Avanzo; 1909–2002), both first-generation Americans, children of Italian immigrants.
See [http://www.dwc.gov.lk/] Note that the Situlpahuwa pilgrimage site, geographically in Block III, has kind of an 'enclave' status and is accessible FOC through separate roads from Tissa and Kataragama.
The Brussels-Capital Region occupies a unique political and cultural position since geographically and linguistically it is a bilingual enclave within the unilingual Flemish Region.
The business enclave to be known collectively as the Sarajevo City Center will be one of the largest and most modern shopping and business centers in the region upon its completion in early 2013.
The Crater Club is a seasonal residential enclave on the shore of Lake Champlain approximately one mile south of Essex, New York within the Adirondack Park region.
The final division of Germany was thus mainly along the lines of the British proposal, with the Americans given the North Sea port-cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven as an enclave within the British zone to ease President Roosevelt's concerns about supply routes.
The Lado enclave was transferred to the British in 1910.
The Martorano family soon moved to the Irish enclave of East Milton, Massachusetts.
The Mexican Plateau is bounded on the east by the Sierra Madre Oriental, on the south by the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, and on the west by the Sierra Madre Occidental. The Central Mexican matorral covers much of the southern portion of the plateau, extending from the Valley of Mexico in the southeast to the Bolaños River in the northwest. The Central Mexican matorral is bounded by the Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests to the east and northeast, the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests to the southeast, and the Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests on the northwest. An isolated enclave of the Central Mexican matorral occupies the Valley of Toluca.
The name comes from the fact that it used to be the washermen's enclave in Chennai, where many of the city's dhobi ghats used to be located.
The neighborhood remains an affluent enclave within Decatur.
The offensive was the first time Armenian forces from Nagorno-Karabakh had advanced beyond the boundaries of the enclave. Kelbajar rayon, located between Armenia and the western border of fomer NKAO, was composed of several dozen villages and its provincial capital, also named Kelbajar.
The post-war Polish censae of 1921 and 1931, found 5% of Lithuanians living in the area, with several almost purely Lithuanian enclaves located to the south-west, south (Dieveniškės enclave), east (Gervėčiai enclave) of Vilnius () and to the north of Švenčionys ().
The revue included a sketches about the Petrov Affair, with Chater and Tingwell as David Jones floorwalkers and Chater in a solo turn as Australian dress designer "Pierre of Balmain" (a play on words that conflated the French fashion house Pierre Balmain and the Sydney suburb of Balmain, which was at that time a run-down working-class enclave).
This left Fort George in their hands, and they briefly captured the entire Niagara peninsula, but they were then driven back to a narrow enclave around Fort George.
This provided the enclave the means to continue supporting itself while maintaining its own way of life after the lead had been mined out.
This transfer left only about 4,000 Union soldiers to protect the Federal enclave at Helena.
Together with Chéticamp, its larger neighbour, Saint-Joseph-du-Moine makes up an Acadian enclave on Cape Breton Island that remains Francophone to this day; the inhabitants speak their own French dialect. The Université Sainte-Anne has a campus in Saint-Joseph-du-Moine.
Together with Kuytun City, Karamay City forms an enclave surrounded on all sides by Tacheng Prefecture.
Van Gogh avidly wished to form an artistic enclave in the area, a desire that led to some mutual accommodation.

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