Territory Meaning and Definition


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Territory meaning

Word: Territory

How to pronounce: ˈterɪtərɪ

Noun

Definitions:

1. An area of land under the jurisdiction of a ruler or state.

Example sentences: "The government was prepared to give up the nuclear weapons on its territory"

2. (especially in the US, Canada, or Australia) an organized division of a country that is not yet admitted to the full rights of a state.

Example sentences: "I'd only been home for five months, having been living in the hills of the Northern Territories in Canada before this trip."

3. An area of knowledge, activity, or experience.

Example sentences: "The contentious territory of clinical standards"


Synonyms:

area

krai

region

habitat

terrain

district

land

land area

soil

dominion


Derivations:

territorial

territorially


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Territory in Other Languages...

Spanish: Territorio

German: Territorium

French: Territoire

Italian: Territorio

Turkish: ülke


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