HyperDic: territory

English > 3 senses of the word territory:
NOUNlocationterritory, district, territorial dominion, dominiona region marked off for administrative or other purposes
cognitionterritoryan area of knowledge or interest
locationterritory, soilthe geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state
territory > pronunciation
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > territory: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA region marked off for administrative or other purposes.
Synonymsdistrict, territorial dominion, dominion
InstancesAcadiaThe French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces
AcreA territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru
American Samoa, Eastern Samoa, ASA United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
AragonA region of northeastern Spain
Athos, Mount AthosAn autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
AtticaThe territory of Athens in ancient Greece where the Ionic dialect was spoken
BoeotiaA district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens
Castile, CastillaA region of central Spain
CataloniaA region of northeastern Spain
DarfurAn impoverished region of western Sudan
East MalaysiaThe part of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo
GallowayA district in southwestern Scotland
KordofanA mountainous province of central Sudan
Lake District, LakelandA popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain
Lothian RegionA district in southeast central Scotland (south side of the Firth of Forth) and the location of Edinburgh
Louisiana Purchaseterritory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million
Natal, KwaZulu-NatalA region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
Northern Marianas, Northern Mariana IslandsA self-governing territory comprising all of the Mariana Islands except Guam
Northern TerritoryA territory in north central Australia
Northwest TerritoriesA large territory in northwestern Canada
NunavutAn Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit
Palatinate, PfalzA territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
Papal StatesThe temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy)
West Malaysia, Malaya, Peninsular MalaysiaThe region of Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula
Yukon, Yukon TerritoryA territory in northwestern Canada
NarrowerBritish East AfricaThe former British territories of eastern Africa, including Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, and Zanzibar
British West AfricaThe former British territories of western Africa, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Gambia, Togo, Sierra Leone, and the Gold Coast
administrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
borderland, border district, march, marchlanddistrict consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
city districtA district of a town or city
congressional districtA territorial division of a state
developmentA district that has been developed to serve some purpose
enclaveAn enclosed territory that is culturally distinct from the foreign territory that surrounds it
goldfieldA district where gold is mined
jurisdictionIn law
mandate, mandatoryA 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
palatinateA territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine
possessionA territory that is controlled by a ruling state
protectorate, associated stateA state or territory partly controlled by (but not a possession of) a stronger state but autonomous in internal affairs
residential district, residential area, communityA district where people live
trust territory, trusteeshipA dependent country
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishcircunscripción, comarca, distrito, dominio británico, dominio, país, territorio, zona
Catalancircumscripció, comarca, districte, província, territori, zona
Adjectivesterritorialof or relating to a territory
English > territory: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn area of knowledge or interest.
Example"his questions covered a lot of territory"
BroaderareaA subject of study
English > territory: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state.
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Adjectivesterritorialof or relating to a territory

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