[ adjective ] of self-imposed enclosure or confinement


"a self-enclosed Jewish cosmos"

Used in print

(David Boroff, "Jewish Teen-Age Culture"...)

What is noteworthy about this large group of teen-agers is that , although their attitudes hardly differentiate them from their gentile counterparts , they actually lead their lives in a vast self_enclosed Jewish cosmos with relatively little contact with the non Jewish world .

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