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More troops and more equipment have been moved to the enclave.
  an enclosed area or territory that is culturally distinct from the territory that surrounds it
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  • More troops and more equipment have been moved to the enclave.
  • Something had to be done, so people like myself created places where young peculiars could live apart from common folk—physically and temporally isolated enclaves like this one, of which I am enormously proud.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • ONCE IT HAD been formally established and its existence ratified by the wolves themselves, my little enclave in their territory remained inviolate.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I tried to bring up a clear mental picture of Camp Jupiter, the Roman enclave near Berkeley, California, but the details were hazy.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • At this juncture, then, Auschwitz stands revealed in its dual function: as a depot for mass murder but also a vast enclave dedicated to the practice of slavery.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Could it be some secluded enclave, perhaps, where the villagers reenacted part of their history periodically?
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Decatur was coming into its own as a liberal enclave in mostly conservative Atlanta.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • They will know who sent the Ghost Wind, and I am sure they are aware that I have an enclave here.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Similar to Khayelitsha, Gugulethu, Kopanong, and other historic townships in South Africa, it was created for the sole purpose of isolating black Africans in small, destitute enclaves where laws were instituted to control the residents and police entered to harass, not to protect.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • I said there was more than one way of living with your head in the sand and that if Moira thought she could create Utopia by shutting herself up in a women-only enclave she was sadly mistaken.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale

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  • This was the Casa Blanca barrio, one of the bigger Mexican enclaves in Southern California.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Now the Henrys owned a four-acre enclave at the east boundary of the Bragg groves.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Slipping into a favorite desk, Cedric watches as the rest of the class arrives, mostly girls, many of them part of a tiny middle-class enclave from nearby Boiling Air Force base.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • But they cloaked the news from the world for as long as possible, fearing his death would embolden the Taliban to launch a new offensive against the last free enclave in the country.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Twenty percent of the population was Mexican; they lived together in their Catholic enclaves and mixed easily with the majority Protestant Anglos.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • For inside this sprawling, forested enclave in the hills are the villas of China’s most powerful figures.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • From a distance, their appearance reminded me of nothing so much as a gaggle of diminutive Jesuits at a New Vatican enclave.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Look at what I have here in this enclave of million-dollar homes, five miles from the squalor and hard limits of Skid Row.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • Nothing has ever affected me in that same profoundly visceral way as the salutation of the Corps when I broke free from the steamy enclave of the locker room into the blue-hazed, cavernous, light-filtered center of the Armory.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Possibly an extraterritorial enclave.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Hundreds of rosebushes and honeysuckles spotted the grass in tidy enclaves with benches for sitting.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Thomas looked down the canyon, toward the entrance to a small enclave where the tribe was slowly waking.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • Teagarten was forever sounding off about sending NATO forces into Lebanon and leveling every suspected Palestinian enclave.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • This enclave has long been the family oasis for planning campaigns, celebrating weddings, or just playing a spirited game of touch football.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • That’s what I meant when I said the robes are a distraction—the robes, the shaved heads, the earrings, the visible communal enclaves.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • The prince royal was met by officials of the Terran Corporation including the Director General himself and now is being escorted to the locks of the Ratoonian enclave.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • Much like Los Angeles, Colorado Springs was a sleepy tourist town in the early part of the twentieth century, an enclave of wealthy invalids and retirees, surrounded by ranchland.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Tormented by the thought of his old enemy Hamilton riding high as inspector general and federal power in the grip of a "military enclave," Jefferson saw the country on the verge of civil war.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • She had carefully pruned his spirit to rest only in the enclaves of her will, and she had willed so little that he had been tempted to return again and again over the last thirty years because his just being had been enough to satisfy her needs.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • (But Salander thought that the Spaniards should keep their mouths shut on that score so long as they occupied the enclave of Ceuta on Moroccan territory across the straits.) It was a place that was comically shielded from the rest of the world, consisting of a bizarre rock, about three quarters of a square mile of town, and an airport that began and ended in the sea.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • And a couple of butterball college professors looking for some belly laughs, idea men from the humanistic enclave.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The family lived in a two-room rental apartment inside the Slavic enclave.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • French Canadians formed a dense ethnic enclave on the west side of Manchester, New Hampshire, in those years; a "Little Canada" in which French was the language and Catholicism the religion.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Since we were still scrupulously observing our mutual boundaries, I did not feel like dashing outside my enclave in an effort to head him off.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Not only was the car transport for Randy’s water-linked enclave of families, it was necessary to maintain their ear to the world outside.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Like a lot of black and Hispanic kids who come here from integrated settings, she finds herself already drifting toward her designated racial enclave.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Lilburn was the very model of the modern Atlanta suburb: a mostly white, middle- and upper-middle-class enclave that had sprung up around the old town center of a long-defunct railroad stop.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • It’s nearly noon by the time they get to College Hill, a steep slope on top of which Brown sits like a cloud city above the gritty ethnic enclaves, Italian restaurants, and aging factories of Providence.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Only a few enclaves of merriment remained, groups dancing slowly to a lone guitar or singing drunkenly to themselves.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • The insignia of the high church small but emblazoned in gold on its doors, a long black limousine entered this ethnic enclave.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • She returned quickly to speak of Jan, who had survived the selection and who, she learned through the grapevine after a number of days, had been thrown into that desperate enclave known as the Children’s Camp.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Suleman slowed, reluctantly, to present his documents at a police barricade protecting the Blue Area, the modern diplomatic enclave where Islamabad’s government buildings, embassies, and business hotels were arranged between grids of boulevards built on a heroic scale.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • He sensed an eyeball on the other side of the peephole and he thought of his own street and house and the life of the computer suburb, those huddled enclaves off the turnpike, situated to discourage entry, and the corner store that sells eleven kinds of croissants and twenty-seven coffees, which are somehow never enough, and the life he led before this, the weapons he studied and helped perfect, the desert experience, so completely unconnected to root reality, compared to this man, he…
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
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