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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.
Meaning of Territory from wikipedia
- A territory
is an area of land, sea, or space, belonging
or connected to a particular
country, person, or animal. In international
politics, a territory...
- union territories
are federal territories
governed, in part or in whole, by the Union Government
of India. There
are currently eight union territories
- The Northern Territory
as NT; formally
the Northern Territory
of Australia) is an Australian territory
in the central
- A dependent territory
area, or dependency
as an external territory
) is a territory
that does not possess
- The British Overseas Territories
(BOTs), also known
as the United Kingdom Overseas Territories
(UKOTs), are fourteen territories
with a constitutional...
- union comprising
and 8 union territories
, with a total
of 36 entities. The states
and union territories
are further subdivided
- Northwest Territories
(abbreviated NT or NWT; French: Territoires
du Nord-Ouest, formerly
and North-West Territories
- federal territories
, out of which three
are internal territories
(the Australian Capital Territory
, the Jervis
, and the Northern Territory
has ten provinces
and three territories
that are sub-national administrative divisions under
of the Canadian
- The Palestinian territories
are the two regions
of the former British Mandate
that have been militarily occupied
by Israel since
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