—n. 1. a country, or esp., an outlying portion of a country, entirely or mostly surrounded by the territory of another country.
2. any small, distinct area or group enclosed or isolated within a larger one: a Chinese-speaking enclave in London.
—v.t. to isolate or enclose (esp. territory) within a foreign or uncongenial environment; make an enclave of: The desert enclaved the little settlement.