[ US /ˈtɛɹɪˌtɔɹi/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛɹɪtəɹˌi/ ]
  1. an area of knowledge or interest
    his questions covered a lot of territory
  2. a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
  3. the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state
    American troops were stationed on Japanese soil
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How To Use territory In A Sentence

  • The right back found himself in unfamiliar territory in the opposing penalty area after a swift exchange of passes that opened up Reading's defence. Times, Sunday Times
  • Stocks spent most of the day in positive territory, buoyed in part by the University of Michigan's report showing consumer confidence rose in March to 95.8 from 94.4 in February.
  • Unlike several other states, Pennsylvania has no provisions for unincorporated territory.
  • General Alfred Terry traveled due west from Fort Abraham Lincoln in Dakota Territory with a force that included Custer and his Seventh Cavalry troopers.
  • Since Kashmir was (and is) a Muslim majority territory, Pakistan felt justified in seeing Pushtun warlords charge in from the north-west of Pakistan, late in 1947, to seize control of Kashmir.
  • You see, they were disputing territory with the guerillas.
  • This is new territory for us all. The Sun
  • This may have the advantage of dragging the opponent onto unfamiliar territory. Times, Sunday Times
  • When the Spanish landed in 1531, Peru's territory was the nucleus of the highly developed Inca civilization.
  • All the territory of an administrative chiefdom is technically held by the paramount chief.
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