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Compound

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  1. a cluster of buildings having a shared purpose, usually inside a fence or wall

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  2. when applied to a human habitat refers to a cluster of buildings in an enclosure, having a shared or associated purpose, such as the houses of an extended family

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  3. The enclosure may be a wall, a fence, a hedge or some other structure, or it may be formed by the buildings themselves, when they are built around an open area or joined together

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  4. not generally used in this sense of an unfortified enclosure in the United Kingdom itself, and not for homes

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  5. There, as in North American English, if used for a place, it is most likely to be taken to mean a fortified military compound

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
  6. The unfortified enclosure usage was developed by the British in Africa and Asia

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 4, 2009
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