VCR Presentation 10

Karla Katibah

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The small _________ of Luxemburg, being landlocked between France, Belgium and Germany, tends to be overlooked.

ENCLAVE

Noun 1. A country entirely or mostly enclosed within the territory of another country.

2. A district or group isolated or enclosed within a larger one.

Roots: CLAVIS <L. "key" and en= in <L. "in"

Other Forms: enclave (verb)

Synonyms

colony

zone

sector

province

Antonyms

ruling country

island

independent country

sky (Thank you for being sassy, Dictionary.com)

LET'S TRY IT!

Choose the sentence that uses the bold faced word incorrectly.

a. My neighborhood is an enclave of middle class houses on the rich side of town.

b. New Sweden, Maine was established as a Swedish enclave in America.

c. When Aladdin goes into the Cave of Wonders, he finds enclave treasures.

d. Guantanamo Bay is an enclave of criminals in Cuba.