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Definition of Territory
TerritoryTerritory 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.
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