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enclosure (inclosure)

n. land bounded by a fence, wall, hedge, ditch or other physical evidence of boundary. Unfortunately, too often these creations are not included among the actual legally-described boundaries and cause legal problems.

ENCLOSURE. An artificial fence put around one's estate. Vide Close.

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2 : one of a pair of marks [ ] (square brackets ) used to enclose letters or numbers or in mathematics to enclose items to be treated together
Mathematicians have long known that the circle is the shortest way to enclose a region of a given area and that the sphere is the most efficient way to enclose a given volume.