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territory

  

      n   pl   , -ries  
1    any tract of land; district  
2    the geographical domain under the jurisdiction of a political unit, esp. of a sovereign state  
3    the district for which an agent, etc., is responsible  
a salesman's territory     
4    an area inhabited and defended by an individual animal or a breeding pair of animals  
5    an area of knowledge  
science isn't my territory     
6    (in football, hockey, etc.) the area defended by a team  
7    often cap   a region of a country, esp. of a federal state, that enjoys less autonomy and a lower status than most constituent parts of the state  
8    often cap   a protectorate or other dependency of a country  
     (C15: from Latin territorium land surrounding a town, from terra land)  


Australian Antarctic Territory  
      n   the area of Antarctica, other than Adélie Land, that is administered by Australia, lying south of latitude 60°S and between longitudes 45°E and 160°E  
Australian Capital Territory  
      n   a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay. Pop.: 299243 (1996). Area: 2432 sq. km (939 sq. miles),   (Former name)    Federal Capital Territory  
British Antarctic Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the S Atlantic: created in 1962 and consisting of the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land; formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies  
British Indian Ocean Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean: consists of the Chagos Archipelago (formerly a dependency of Mauritius) and formerly included (until 1976) Aldabra, Farquhar, and Des Roches, now administratively part of the Seychelles. Diego Garcia is an important naval base  
Indian Territory  
      n   the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the U.S. government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907  
Kwantung Leased Territory  
      n   a strategic territory of NE China, at the S tip of the Liaotung Peninsula of Manchuria: leased forcibly by Russia in 1898; taken over by Japan in 1905; occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945 and subsequently returned to China on the condition of shared administration; made part of Liaoning province by China in 1954. Area: about 3400 sq. km (1300 sq. miles),   (Also called)    Kuan-tung  
Northern Territory  
      n   an administrative division of N central Australia, on the Timor and Arafura Seas: includes Ashmore and Cartier Islands; the Arunta Desert lies in the east, the Macdonnell Ranges in the south, and Arnhem Land in the north (containing Australia's largest Aboriginal reservation). Capital: Darwin. Pop.: 177500 (1996 est.). Area: 1347525 sq. km (520280 sq. miles)  
Northwest Territory  
      n      See       Old Northwest  
Swazi Territory  
      n      the former name of       KaNgwane  
Territory  
      n  
the     (Austral)      See       Northern Territory  
trust territory  
      n   sometimes cap      another name for a       trusteeship       2  
UK Overseas Territory  
      n   any of the territories that are governed by the UK but lie outside the British Isles; many were formerly British crown colonies: includes Bermuda, Falkland Islands, and Montserrat  
union territory  
      n   one of the 9 administrative territories that, with 21 states, make up the Indian Republic  
United Kingdom Overseas Territory  
      n      See       UK Overseas Territory  
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Territory  
      n  
the     (Austral)      See       Northern Territory  


Australian Antarctic Territory  
      n   the area of Antarctica, other than Adélie Land, that is administered by Australia, lying south of latitude 60°S and between longitudes 45°E and 160°E  
Australian Capital Territory  
      n   a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay. Pop.: 299243 (1996). Area: 2432 sq. km (939 sq. miles),   (Former name)    Federal Capital Territory  
British Antarctic Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the S Atlantic: created in 1962 and consisting of the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land; formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies  
British Indian Ocean Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean: consists of the Chagos Archipelago (formerly a dependency of Mauritius) and formerly included (until 1976) Aldabra, Farquhar, and Des Roches, now administratively part of the Seychelles. Diego Garcia is an important naval base  
Indian Territory  
      n   the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the U.S. government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907  
Kwantung Leased Territory  
      n   a strategic territory of NE China, at the S tip of the Liaotung Peninsula of Manchuria: leased forcibly by Russia in 1898; taken over by Japan in 1905; occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945 and subsequently returned to China on the condition of shared administration; made part of Liaoning province by China in 1954. Area: about 3400 sq. km (1300 sq. miles),   (Also called)    Kuan-tung  
Northern Territory  
      n   an administrative division of N central Australia, on the Timor and Arafura Seas: includes Ashmore and Cartier Islands; the Arunta Desert lies in the east, the Macdonnell Ranges in the south, and Arnhem Land in the north (containing Australia's largest Aboriginal reservation). Capital: Darwin. Pop.: 177500 (1996 est.). Area: 1347525 sq. km (520280 sq. miles)  
Northwest Territory  
      n      See       Old Northwest  
Swazi Territory  
      n      the former name of       KaNgwane  
territory  
      n   pl   , -ries  
1    any tract of land; district  
2    the geographical domain under the jurisdiction of a political unit, esp. of a sovereign state  
3    the district for which an agent, etc., is responsible  
a salesman's territory     
4    an area inhabited and defended by an individual animal or a breeding pair of animals  
5    an area of knowledge  
science isn't my territory     
6    (in football, hockey, etc.) the area defended by a team  
7    often cap   a region of a country, esp. of a federal state, that enjoys less autonomy and a lower status than most constituent parts of the state  
8    often cap   a protectorate or other dependency of a country  
     (C15: from Latin territorium land surrounding a town, from terra land)  
trust territory  
      n   sometimes cap      another name for a       trusteeship       2  
UK Overseas Territory  
      n   any of the territories that are governed by the UK but lie outside the British Isles; many were formerly British crown colonies: includes Bermuda, Falkland Islands, and Montserrat  
union territory  
      n   one of the 9 administrative territories that, with 21 states, make up the Indian Republic  
United Kingdom Overseas Territory  
      n      See       UK Overseas Territory  

Diccionario de inglés definición  

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federal district   , territory         
      n   an area used as the seat of central government in a federal system  


Australian Antarctic Territory  
      n   the area of Antarctica, other than Adélie Land, that is administered by Australia, lying south of latitude 60°S and between longitudes 45°E and 160°E  
Australian Capital Territory  
      n   a territory of SE Australia, within New South Wales: consists of two exclaves, one containing Canberra, the capital of Australia, and one at Jervis Bay. Pop.: 299243 (1996). Area: 2432 sq. km (939 sq. miles),   (Former name)    Federal Capital Territory  
British Antarctic Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the S Atlantic: created in 1962 and consisting of the South Shetland Islands, the South Orkney Islands, and Graham Land; formerly part of the Falkland Islands Dependencies  
British Indian Ocean Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean: consists of the Chagos Archipelago (formerly a dependency of Mauritius) and formerly included (until 1976) Aldabra, Farquhar, and Des Roches, now administratively part of the Seychelles. Diego Garcia is an important naval base  
Indian Territory  
      n   the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the U.S. government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907  
Kwantung Leased Territory  
      n   a strategic territory of NE China, at the S tip of the Liaotung Peninsula of Manchuria: leased forcibly by Russia in 1898; taken over by Japan in 1905; occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945 and subsequently returned to China on the condition of shared administration; made part of Liaoning province by China in 1954. Area: about 3400 sq. km (1300 sq. miles),   (Also called)    Kuan-tung  
Northern Territory  
      n   an administrative division of N central Australia, on the Timor and Arafura Seas: includes Ashmore and Cartier Islands; the Arunta Desert lies in the east, the Macdonnell Ranges in the south, and Arnhem Land in the north (containing Australia's largest Aboriginal reservation). Capital: Darwin. Pop.: 177500 (1996 est.). Area: 1347525 sq. km (520280 sq. miles)  
Northwest Territory  
      n      See       Old Northwest  
Swazi Territory  
      n      the former name of       KaNgwane  
territory         
      n   pl   , -ries  
1    any tract of land; district  
2    the geographical domain under the jurisdiction of a political unit, esp. of a sovereign state  
3    the district for which an agent, etc., is responsible  
a salesman's territory     
4    an area inhabited and defended by an individual animal or a breeding pair of animals  
5    an area of knowledge  
science isn't my territory     
6    (in football, hockey, etc.) the area defended by a team  
7    often cap   a region of a country, esp. of a federal state, that enjoys less autonomy and a lower status than most constituent parts of the state  
8    often cap   a protectorate or other dependency of a country  
     (C15: from Latin territorium land surrounding a town, from terra land)  
Territory  
      n  
the     (Austral)      See       Northern Territory  
trust territory  
      n   sometimes cap      another name for a       trusteeship       2  
UK Overseas Territory  
      n   any of the territories that are governed by the UK but lie outside the British Isles; many were formerly British crown colonies: includes Bermuda, Falkland Islands, and Montserrat  
union territory  
      n   one of the 9 administrative territories that, with 21 states, make up the Indian Republic  
United Kingdom Overseas Territory  
      n      See       UK Overseas Territory  

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territory

  
  
area, bailiwick, country, district, domain, land, patch, province, region, sector, state, terrain, tract, turf     (U.S. slang)   zone  

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