Northern Territory


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Northern Territory

A territory of northern Australia west of Queensland. Colonized by the British after the 1830s, the Northern Territory remains very sparsely populated. Darwin is the capital and largest city.

Northern Territory

n
(Placename) an administrative division of N central Australia, on the Timor and Arafura Seas: the Arunta Desert lies in the east, the Macdonnell Ranges in the south, and Arnhem Land in the north (containing Australia's largest Aboriginal reservation); the Ashmore and Cartier Islands constitute a separate Australian External Territory. Capital: Darwin. Pop: 233 300 (2012 est). Area: 1 347 525 sq km (520 280 sq miles)

North′ern Ter′ritory


n.
a territory in N Australia. 173,878; 523,620 sq. mi. (1,356,175 sq. km). Cap.: Darwin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Northern Territory - a territory in north central AustraliaNorthern Territory - a territory in north central Australia
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Darwin - provincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia
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