Definition of Territory. Meaning of Territory. Synonyms of Territory
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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 administrative
an area that is under
of a state. In most countries, a territory
is an organized
- A union territory
(ISO: Sanghaśasita Kṣetra/Pradeśa, lit. ''Federally administered territory
/province'') is a type of administrative division
in the Republic...
- A dependent territory
area or dependency
is a territory
that does not possess
full political independence
as a sovereign
- The Northern Territory
the Northern Territory
of Australia) is an Australian territory
in the central
and central northern regions
- The Northwest Territory
in the United States
as the Old Northwest) was formed after
the American Revolutionary
War, and was known
- federal territory
is an area under
and usually exclusive jurisdiction
of a federation's central
government. A federal territory
- The Kalapani territory
is an area under Indian administration
as part of Pithoragarh district
in the Uttarakhand
state, but is also claimed
- The Territory
of Utah was an organized incorporated territory
of the United States
9, 1850, until January
4, 1896, when the...
levels: federal, states
, and local
are six states: New South
- Zealand), Norfolk Island
of Australia), the Pitcairn Islands
(British Overseas Territory
of New Zealand), and Wallis...
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