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enclosure (n.)

mid-15c., "action of enclosing," from enclose + -ure. Meaning "that which is enclosed" is from 1550s.

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Definitions of enclosure

enclosure (n.)
a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose;
enclosure (n.)
the act of enclosing something inside something else;
Synonyms: enclosing / envelopment / inclosure
enclosure (n.)
a naturally enclosed space;
Synonyms: natural enclosure
enclosure (n.)
something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter;
Synonyms: inclosure
From wordnet.princeton.edu