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...
- external territories. These do not comprise Australia proper, but are nevertheless under Australian sovereignty. Only three of the external territories have...
- provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories. Together, the provinces and territories make up the world's second-largest country by area...
- union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts...
- union territories are federal territories governed directly by the union government (central government), hence it is named as union territory When the...
- Hawaii Territories. Thirty-one territories (or parts of territories) became states. In the process, some less-developed or -populous areas of a territory were...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the...
- 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...
- Palestinian territories has been used for many years to describe the territories occupied by Israel since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem)...
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