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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, in part or in whole, by the Union Government
of India. There
are currently eight union territories
- 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 U.S. federal
government. The various
- 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 Nunatsiaq...
to it; the other territories
are unincorporated, meaning
does not fully apply
to them. Ten territories
(the Minor Outlying
- federal territories
, out of which three
are internal territories
(the Australian Capital Territory
, and Northern Territory
to the current
and three territories
. Together, the provinces
make up the world's second-largest country
- is a complete
list of the U.S. states, federal district
and its major territories ordered
area, land area and water
area. The water
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