Definition of Territory. Meaning of Territory. Synonyms of Territory

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Definition of Territory

Territory
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 Territory from wikipedia

- place. Types of territory include: Capital territory Dependent territory Federal territory Overseas territory Unorganized territory, a region of land...
- The states and territories are the first-level administrative divisions of the Commonwealth of Australia. They are the second level of government in Australia...
- The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution...
- Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions directly overseen by the United States Federal Government. Unlike U.S. states...
- The Northern Territory (officially the Northern Territory of Australia) (abbreviated NT) is an Australian territory in the central and central northern...
- governments, union territories are federal territories ruled directly by the union government (central government), hence the name "union territory" When the Indian...
- Palestinian territories has been used for many years to describe the territories occupied by Israel since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem)...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs) or United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs) are 14 territories under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of the...
- The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ)...
- A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state...
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