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Definition 1: an area of knowledge or interest - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • his questions covered a lot of territory

(territory is a kind of ...) a subject of study

"it was his area of specialization" "areas of interest include..."

Definition 2: a region marked off for administrative or other purposes - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for territory in the sense of this definition

(territory is a kind of ...) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

"penguins inhabit the polar regions"

(... is a kind of territory ) a district defined for administrative purposes

(... is a kind of territory ) the former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar

(... is a kind of territory ) a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations

(... is a kind of territory ) a territory that is controlled by a ruling state

(... is a kind of territory ) a state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs; protectorates are established by treaty

(... is a kind of territory ) a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

(... is a kind of territory ) in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

(... is a kind of territory ) a district where gold is mined

(... is a kind of territory ) a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

(... is a kind of territory ) district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area

"the Welsh marches between England and Wales"

(... is a kind of territory ) the former British territories of western Africa, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast

(... is a kind of territory ) a district of a town or city

(... is a kind of territory ) a territorial division of a state; entitled to elect one member to the United States House of Representatives

(... is a kind of territory ) a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

"such land is practical for small park developments"

(... is a kind of territory ) a territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine

(... is a kind of territory ) an enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it

(... is an instance of territory) a district in southwestern Scotland

(... is an instance of territory) a district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh

(... is an instance of territory) the part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo

(... is an instance of territory) the region of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula; shares a land border with Thailand to the north

(... is an instance of territory) a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean

"Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"

(... is an instance of territory) a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa

(... is an instance of territory) a region of northeastern Spain; a former kingdom that united with Castile in 1479 to form Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand V and Isabella I)

(... is an instance of territory) a region of northeastern Spain

(... is an instance of territory) an impoverished region of western Sudan

"Darfur was a semi-independent sultanate until 1917 and is ethnically distinct from central Sudan"

(... is an instance of territory) a mountainous province of central Sudan

(... is an instance of territory) territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million; extends from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada

(... is an instance of territory) a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479

(... is an instance of territory) a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain

(... is an instance of territory) a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru

(... is an instance of territory) an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century

(... is an instance of territory) the territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken

(... is an instance of territory) a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens

(... is an instance of territory) the temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy)

(... is an instance of territory) the French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces

(... is an instance of territory) a large territory in northwestern Canada; part is now Nunavut

(... is an instance of territory) an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago

"Nunavut is the homeland of the Inuit people"

(... is an instance of territory) a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s

(... is an instance of territory) a territory in north central Australia

(... is an instance of territory) a self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam

(... is an instance of territory) a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine

Definition 3: the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state - [noun denoting location]

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

  • American troops were stationed on Japanese soil

Synonyms for territory in the sense of this definition

(territory is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

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