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 comprising 28 states and 9 union territories, for a total of 37 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts...
- territories are usually federal territories governed directly by the central Government of India. As of 2019[update] there are nine union territories...
- provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by area...
- internal territories, i.e. those within the Australian mainland, and external territories, although the differences among all the territories relate to...
- Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions overseen by the United States government. The various U.S. territories differ...
- the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Northwest Territories is bordered by Canada's two other territories, Nunavut to the east and Yukon to the west, and...
- 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) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are fourteen territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty...
- unincorporated territories (5 inhabited, 8 uninhabited) and 2 dependency claims in the listing for the United States. Similar entities 6 external territories (3 inhabited...
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