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I'm trying to write an English definition for "linguistic enclave". I haven't found any in a monolingual dictionary or on the Internet. I came up with something like this:

A portion of territory surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants speak a dialect or language which is different from the one of the inhabitants of the surrounding territory.

Is that correct English and does that reflect the true meaning?

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Your phrase has the meaning you intend.

linguistic enclave

An enclave is

a portion of territory within or surrounded by a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct.

So a linguistic enclave would be understood to mean an enclave that is defined by its language.

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