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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.

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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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.