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
- external territories
do not comprise Australia
proper, but are nevertheless under Australian
sovereignty. Only three
of the external territories
- governments, union territories
are federal territories ruled directly
by the union government
(central government), hence
the name "union territory
" When the Indian...
to the current
and three territories
. Together, the provinces
make up the world's second-largest country
- union comprising
and 7 union territories
, for a total
of 36 entities. The states
and union territories
are further subdivided
- Hawaii Territories
. Thirty-one territories
states. In the process, some less-developed or -populous areas
of a territory
- The British Overseas Territories
(BOTs) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories
(UKOTs) are 14 territories under
- the Canadian Arctic
Archipelago. The Northwest Territories
by Canada's two other territories
to the east and Yukon
to the west, and...
- Palestinian territories
has been used for many years
the territories occupied
by Israel since
the West Bank (including East Jerusalem)...
to it; the other territories
are unincorporated, meaning
does not fully apply
to them. Ten territories
(the Minor Outlying
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