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Definition 1: a territorial military unit - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for territorial in the sense of this definition

(territorial is a kind of ...) a military unit serving to protect some place or person

(... is a kind of territorial ) United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either

(... is a kind of territorial ) British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain

(... is part of territorial) civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army

(territorial belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit - [noun denoting person]

(territorial is a kind of ...) an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

"the soldiers stood at attention"

(... is a member of territorial) United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either

(... is a member of territorial) British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain

(territorial belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: belonging to the territory of any state or ruler - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where territorial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • territorial rights

(territorial is similar to ...) restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction

"the jurisdictional limits of a state"

(territorial is similar to ...) related or limited to a particular region

"a regional dialect"

(territorial is similar to ...) related or limited to a distinct region or subdivision of a territory or community or group of people

"sectional tensions arose over slavery"

Definition 4: displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where territorial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • territorial behavior
  • strongly territorial birds

(territorial belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 5: of or relating to a territory - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where territorial or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the territorial government of the Virgin Islands
  • territorial claims made by a country

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