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

- A territory is an administrative division, usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state. In most countries, a territory is an organized...
- union territories are federal territories governed, in part or in whole, by the Union Government of India. There are currently eight union territories of...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs), also known as United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UKOTs), are fourteen territories all with a constitutional...
- Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions overseen by the U.S. federal government. The various U.S. territories differ...
- A dependent territory, dependent area, or dependency (sometimes referred as an overseas territory) is a territory that does not possess full political...
- The term "Palestinian territories" has been used for many years to describe the territories occupied by Israel since 1967 within the former British Mandate...
- The Northern Territory (NT; formally the Northern Territory of Australia) is an Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia...
- The Northwest Territories (commonly abbreviated as NT or NWT; French: Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately...
- formerly called Yukon Territory and sometimes referred to as just Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three territories. It also is the least...
- Overseas Territory Autonomous territory of Denmark Overseas department of France Crown dependency Country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Territory of the...