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noun as in island

noun as in reservation

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Jonathan Conricus, contradicting a statement the night before that a ground assault on the enclave was underway.

A half century of relentless land alienation and settlement expansion, with Palestinians increasingly concentrated in fragmented enclaves, has largely achieved this aim.

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Even though nearly a third of the new homes would be subsidized, opponents contend that many of those could go to middle-income households, as opposed to low-income, and say it would amount to another enclave for the affluent.

Outstanding questions remain over what would happen to the three electoral college votes currently afforded to the District when it becomes a smaller federal enclave.

For science fiction, try “Moon of the Crusted Snow” by Waubgeshig Rice, the tale of an Anishinaabe community facing an apocalyptic disaster and the outsiders who intrude and endanger the isolated enclave.

Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.

Because Boone is a Democratic enclave thanks in part to the college students.

In an ultra-Orthodox enclave of upstate New York, a former student has accused a principal of sex acts.

Bogie and Bacall purchased a $160,000 mansion in Holmby Hills, a posh enclave in Los Angeles, and played house.

Property worth £350m was unoccupied on The Bishops Avenue, an exclusive street in a north London enclave.

Some estates lying to the east of the Jamna and belonging to the United Provinces have recently been added to the enclave.

The Lado Enclave, however, is governed separately by a special official.

This tiny "enclave" in French territory presented many advantages over the German Dukedoms.

These natives—of the Lado Enclave—were gentleman-like folk, and I parleyed long with them upon their affairs.

The Nile province and the Lado Enclave present splendid and alluring panoramas.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to enclave, such as: ascendancy, authorization, bailiwick, command, commission, and control.

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