territory

an expanse of land

TERRITORY

The familiar surroundings or home range which is claimed by a group of people.
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territory

(from the article `international law`) The sovereignty of a state is confined to a defined piece of territory, which is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and is protected ...
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territory

[n] - a territorial possession controlled by a ruling state 2. [n] - an area of knowledge or interest
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Territory

• (n.) The extent of land belonging to, or under the dominion of, a prince, state, or other form of government; often, a tract of land lying at a distance from the parent country or from the seat of government; as, the territory of a State; the territories of the East India Company. • (n.) A large extent or tract of land; a region; a coun...
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territory

noun the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; `American troops were stationed on Japanese soil`
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territory

noun an area of knowledge or interest; `his questions covered a lot of territory`
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Territory

[animal] In ethology, territory is the sociographical area that an animal of a particular species consistently defends against conspecifics (or, occasionally, animals of other species). Animals that defend territories in this way are referred to as territorial. Territoriality is only shown by a minority of species. More commonly, an individ...
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Territory

[country subdivision] Territory is a designation for a type of political—geographic country subdivisions, used by various countries in the past and/or currently. ==Types of territories== ==Territories by country== ...
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Territory

[subdivision] In international politics, a territory is a non-sovereign geographic area which has come under the authority of another government; which has not been granted the powers of self-government normally devolved to secondary territorial divisions; or both. Types of administrative and/or political territories include: A less common ...
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Territory

Ter'ri·to·ry noun ; plural Territories . [ Latin territorium , from terra the earth: confer French territoire . See Terrace .] 1. A large extent or tract of land; a region; a country; a district. « He looked, and saw wide territory sp...
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Territory

a defined, defended area (including land and waters) where an animal resides, usually considered to be a possession of an animal. E.g., even the communal Purple Martin often defends several adjacent nest compartments with a common porch in a martin house. Also the home range used (and defended) for feeding, mating and nesting.
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Territory

A geographical area defended by an animal against other animals of the same species or sometimes other species.
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territory

a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
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territory

a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
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territory

an area occupied by a pack of wolves that can has enough prey to support the pack. It is defended against wolves from outside of the pack and from other animals that might compete for the same resources. Wolves protect their territory by scent-marking, vocal communication and fighting.
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Territory

An area occupied by a pack of wolves that can provide sufficient prey to support the pack. It is defended against wolves from outside of the pack and from other animals that might compete for the same resources. Wolves protect their territory by scent-marking, vocal communication and by harassing or fighting wolves that trespass.
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Territory

any area defended by one or more individuals against intrusion by others of the same or different species (Ricklefs 1970:881) (cf Home range).
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Territory

any area defended by one or more individuals against intrusion by others of the same or different species (Ricklefs 1979:881) (cf Home range).
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Territory

any area defended by one or more individuals against intrusion by others of the same or different species (Ricklefs 1979881) (cf Home range).
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Territory

Apart of a country, separated from the rest, and subject to a particular jurisdiction. The word is derived from terreo, and is so called because the magistrate within his jurisdiction has the power of inspiring a salutary fear. The ecclesiastics are said not to have territory, nor the power of arrest or removal, and are not unlike the Roman magistr...
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Territory

area around the nest defended by the eagles; also breeding territory
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Territory

Area occupied by a single bird, mated pair, or group and often vigorously defended against intruders, especially those of the same species.
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Territory

Area occupied by a single bird, mated pair, or group and often vigorously defended against intruders, especially those of the same species.
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Territory

Cats are by nature very territorial. This is because they have developed from a species that needed to maintain a territory in order to catch enough food to survive. Even though we feed our modern day cats, they still see it as a very important part of life to maintain a territory. Where there are a lot of cats in an area, territory sizes can be qu...
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