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

- dependent territories are either overseas territories or non-sovereign ****ociated states. Only four countries currently possess dependent territories: the...
- union territories are federal territories governed directly by the Central Government of India. As of 2020[update] there are eight union territories. When...
- provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by total...
- union comprising 28 states and 8 union territories, for a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts...
- from North-Western Territory, which became the term North-West Territories (see History). In Inuktitut, the Northwest Territories are referred to as ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ...
- are ten territories in Australia, with internal territories being on the Australian mainland, and external territories being sovereign territories offs****...
- applied to it; the other territories are unincorporated, meaning the Constitution does not fully apply to them. Ten territories (the Minor Outlying Islands...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs), also known as United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs), are fourteen territories all with a constitutional...
- Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions overseen by the United States government. The various U.S. territories differ...
- This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited...
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