Definition of Territories. Meaning of Territories. Synonyms of Territories
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Definition of Territories
TerritoriesTerritory Ter"ri*to*ry, n.; pl. Territories. [L.
territorium, from terra the earth: cf. F. territoire. See
1. A large extent or tract of land; a region; a country; a
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
- dependent territories
are either overseas territories
or non-sovereign ****ociated states. Only four countries currently possess dependent territories
- union territories
are federal territories governed directly
by the Central Government
of India. As of 2020[update] there
are eight union territories
to the current
and three territories
. Together, the provinces
make up the world's second-largest country
- union comprising
and 8 union territories
, for a total
of 36 entities. The states
and union territories
are further subdivided
- from North-Western Territory
, which became
the term North-West Territories
(see History). In Inuktitut, the Northwest Territories
to as ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ...
- are ten territories
in Australia, with internal territories being
on the Australian
mainland, and external territories being sovereign territories
to it; the other territories
are unincorporated, meaning
does not fully apply
to them. Ten territories
(the Minor Outlying
- The British Overseas Territories
(BOTs), also known
as United Kingdom Overseas Territories
(UKOTs), are fourteen territories
all with a constitutional...
of the United States
are sub-national administrative divisions overseen
by the United States
government. The various
- This is a list of the world's countries
and their dependent territories
by area, ranked
in this list include, but are not limited...
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