- n. An area that is for practical purposes an enclave, but does not meet the strict definition: an area that is not completely surrounded by another, but can only in practice be reached by passing through another area. For instance, a region of a country that is not connected by road to the main part of the country without passing through another country.
“I never thought I would catch a bona fide pene-enclave in the wild, but then I came across this bizarre boundary (while detail-scanning the intra-Irish border on Google Maps, as one does in one's spare time).”
“The N3 becomes the A54 for the duration of its brief foray into Northern Ireland - actually, its two brief forays, thanks to the pene-enclave.”
“The only international example of a pene-enclave springing to mind is Jungholz, which would be an Austrian enclave inside Germany, were it not connected to the”
“You would expect the same of a pene-enclave, minus the water: it should also require a contiguous land corridor to its 'mainland'.”
“I am sure nobody would dispute that this pene-enclave has a properly narrow isthmus.”
“However, extra information-wise, this intra-Irish pene-enclave is frustratingly un-googleable; other than that it is located between County Monaghan”
“When it does, there is no longer an isthmus, and therefore no longer a pene-enclave.”
“A pene-enclave is almost an enclave in the same way that a peninsula* almost is an island.”
“But that doesn't help either in figuring out the pronunciation of the full prefix in 'pene-enclave'.”
“The pene-enclave itself continues for several kms (or miles) in both length and breadth.”
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