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 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 in...
- A dependent territory, dependent area, or dependency (sometimes referred as an external territory) is a territory that does not possess full political...
- Territory (commonly abbreviated as NT; formally the Northern Territory of Australia and informally known as the Territory) is an Australian territory...
- a federal republic comprising 28 states and 8 union territories. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative...
- The British Overseas Territories (BOTs) are the 14 territories with a constitutional and historical link with the United Kingdom that, while not forming...
- Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions overseen by the federal government of the United States. The various American...
- federal territories, out of which three are internal territories: the Australian Capital Territory, the Jervis Bay Territory, and the Northern Territory on...
- The Palestinian territories are the two regions of the former British Mandate for Palestine that have been occupied by Israel since the Six-Day War of...
- Canada has ten provinces and three territories that are sub-national administrative divisions under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Constitution. In...