Word of the day: exclave

Logically enough, exclave is the opposite of enclave, but one tends to see the second word much more often.

So an enclave is an area or group enclosed or isolated within an larger one and an exclave is a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part.

I came across the word exclave today while reading about plans for the next World Cup which will be in 2018 in Russia. The article referred to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.


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