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
- place. Types
include: Capital territory Dependent territory Federal territory Overseas territory Unorganized territory
, a region
- and territories
as the Commonwealth
of Australia) is a federation
of six states, together
with ten federal territories
- The provinces
are the sub-national governments within
the geographical areas
of Canada under
of the Canadian
of the United States
are sub-national administrative divisions directly overseen
by the United States Federal
- governments, union territories
are federal territories ruled directly
by the union government
(central government), hence
the name "union territory
". When the...
- Palestinian territories
has been used for many years
the territories occupied
by Israel since
the West Bank (including East Jerusalem)...
- The Free Territory
(Ukrainian: Вільна територія vilna
terytoriya; Russian: Вольная территория volnaya
territoriya) or Makhnovia
- A dependent territory
area or dependency
is a territory
that does not possess
full political independence
as a sovereign
- The Northwest Territories
(NT or NWT; French: les Territoires
du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan
languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ)...
- In ethology, territory
is the sociographical
area that an animal
of a particular species consistently defends against conspecifics
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