Definition of Territories. Meaning of Territories. Synonyms of Territories

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Definition of Territories

Territories
Territory Ter"ri*to*ry, n.; pl. Territories. [L. territorium, from terra the earth: cf. F. territoire. See Terrace.] 1. A large extent or tract of land; a region; a country; a district. He looked, and saw wide territory spread Before him -- towns, and rural works between. --Milton. 2. The extent of land belonging to, or under the dominion of, a prince, state, or other form of government; often, a tract of land lying at a distance from the parent country or from the seat of government; as, the territory of a State; the territories of the East India Company. 3. In the United States, a portion of the country not included within the limits of any State, and not yet admitted as a State into the Union, but organized with a separate legislature, under a Territorial governor and other officers appointed by the President and Senate of the United States. In Canada, a similarly organized portion of the country not yet formed into a Province.

Meaning of Territories from wikipedia

- federal territories, out of which three are "internal territories" (the Australian Capital Territory, Jervis Bay Territory, and Northern Territory) on mainland...
- union comprising 28 states and 8 union territories, with a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts...
- Northwest Territories (abbreviated NT or NWT; French: Territoires du Nord-Ouest, formerly North-Western Territory and North-West Territories and namely...
- provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by area...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs), also known as the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs), are fourteen territories with a constitutional...
- The term Palestinian territories has been used to describe the territories of the former British Mandate for Palestine that have been militarly occupied...
- those territories. The United States currently administers three territories in the Caribbean Sea and eleven in the Pacific Ocean. Five territories (American...
- union territories are federal territories governed, in part or in whole, by the Union Government of India. There are currently eight union territories in...
- Historically, most colonies were considered to be dependent territories. The dependent territories that currently remain in the world today generally maintain...
- federal territories, out of which three are internal territories (the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory and Jervis Bay Territory) contiguous...