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  • n. Plural form of exclave.

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Examples

  • These parcels ‘coagulated’ into a veritable archipelago of 20-odd Belgian exclaves in and around Baarle.

    September 25th, 2009

  • In turn, some of these Belgian exclaves completely surround pieces of Dutch territory.

    September 25th, 2009

  • There are a lot of tiny exclaves out there around the world that persist.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: An Egyptian Gaza?

  • And no categorical rebuttal of insidious attempts by Islamists to introduce Sharia courts, thereby sanctioning what would amount to exclaves outside the law.

    The war to defend the free world

  • My girlfriend is from Baarle-Nassau, in the South of the Netherlands, where perhaps the weirdest possible combinations of exclaves and enclaves are found.

    China's Provincial Border Wars, Part I

  • City limits and fence lines were shown, along with the odd exclaves -- places like the Tulsa Fairgrounds which are in the city but outside the city limits.

    BatesLine: July 2005 Archives

  • The Volokh Conspiracy » Enclaves and exclaves:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Enclaves and exclaves:

  • It comprises 469 sq. miles and consists of a larger division lying between the Prussian Provinces of Westphalia and Hanover, including the ancient Countships of Lippe, Schwatonberg, and Sternberg and, in addition, of the three exclaves of Grevenhagen, Lipperode, and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Now if they can just get them to venture out of the "American bubbles" that can make the streets of study-abroad hot-spots like London, Barcelona and Florence, Italy almost feel like exclaves of Tuscaloosa or Ann Arbor.

    The Seattle Times

  • Now if they can just get them to venture out of the "American bubbles" that can make the streets of study-abroad hot spots like London, Barcelona and Florence, Italy, almost feel like exclaves of U.S. college towns like Tuscaloosa, Ala., or

    USATODAY.com News

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