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Territory (IPA: /ˈtɛɹɪˌtɔɹi/)


Territory (n.)

A large extent or tract of land; a region; a country; a district.

Territory (n.)

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.

Territory (n.)

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.

Territory

Area of land under the jurisdiction

Territory

Area a wild animal stays at and defends

Territory

Area belonging to a person or entity

Territory

In go, the squares enclosed by one's alive stones, including those occupied by the enemy's effectively dead stones (if any); used to score games under Japanese and Korean rules

Territory

Short story by David Leavitt

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The bible belt is oral territory and therefore despised by the literati." - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The territory of Ukraine is indivisible and inviolable." - Ukraine

Example Sentence (Quote)

" This is virgin territory out here for whorehouses." - Al Capone

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Turkey, like every country, has a right to defend its territory and its airspace." - Barack Obama

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We do not want a single foot of foreign territory; but of our territory we shall not surrender a single inch to anyone." - Soviet Union


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