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ter·ri·to·ri·al

 (tĕr′ĭ-tôr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the geographic area under a given jurisdiction: the territorial limits of a country.
2. Relating or restricted to a particular territory; regional: a territorial court.
3. often Territorial Of or relating to an administrative territory: the territorial government of the US Virgin Islands; Whitehorse, the territorial capital of the Yukon.
4. often Territorial Organized for national or home defense: the British Territorial Army.
5. Biology Displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders: territorial behavior; a territorial species.
n. also Territorial
A member of a territorial army.

ter′ri·to′ri·al·ly adv.

territorial

(ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl)
adj
1. of or relating to a territory or territories
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) restricted to or owned by a particular territory: the Indian territorial waters.
3. local or regional
4. (Military) pertaining to a territorial army, providing a reserve of trained men for use in emergency
ˌterriˈtorially adv

Territorial

(ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl)
n
(Military) a member of a territorial army, esp the British Army's Territorial and Volunteer Reserve

ter•ri•to•ri•al

(ˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to territory or land.
2. of or pertaining to a particular territory or district.
3. (of an animal) characterized by territoriality.
4. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to a U.S. Territory.
5. (often cap.) organized for home defense: the British Territorial Army.
n.
6. (often cap.) a soldier in a territorial army.
[1615–25; < Late Latin]
ter`ri•to′ri•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.territorial - nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
home reserve, National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
Territorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.territorial - a territorial military unit
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
home reserve, National Guard - United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either
Territorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
Adj.1.territorial - of or relating to a territory; "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"; "territorial claims made by a country"
2.territorial - displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders; "territorial behavior"; "strongly territorial birds"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
nonterritorial - not displaying territoriality; "a nonterritorial species"
3.territorial - belonging to the territory of any state or ruler; "territorial rights"
exterritorial, extraterritorial - outside territorial limits or jurisdiction; "fishing in extraterritorial waters"; "enjoying exterritorial privileges and rights"

territorial

adjective
Relating to or restricted to a particular territory:
Translations
إقْليمي، مُتَعَلِّق بالأرْض
územní
területi
yfirráîasvæîis-
územný
ozemeljski

territorial

[ˌterɪˈtɔːrɪəl]
A. ADJterritorial
Territorial Armyejército m de reserva
territorial watersaguas fpl jurisdiccionales or territoriales
B. N (Brit) → reservista m
TERRITORIAL ARMY
La organización británica Territorial Army o TA es un ejército de reserva formado exclusivamente por voluntarios civiles que reciben entrenamiento militar en su tiempo libre y están disponibles para ayudar al ejército profesional en tiempos de guerra o crisis. Como compensación por sus servicios, los voluntarios reciben una paga. En Estados Unidos el equivalente es la llamada National Guard.

territorial

[ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːriəl] adj
[dispute, claim, gain] → territorial(e)
(relating to animals) [behaviour] → de défense de son territoire; [animal] → qui a l'instinct de territoire
to have territorial instincts → avoir l'instinct de territoireTerritorial Army n (British) the Territorial Army → l'armée f territorialeterritorial waters npleaux fpl territoriales

territorial

adjterritorial; territorial sovereigntyGebietshoheit f; territorial integrityterritoriale Unverletzlichkeit; territorial possessionsTerritorialbesitz m; territorial rightsHoheitsrechte pl; territorial behaviour (of animal)Revierverhalten nt; a strongly territorial birdein Vogel mit ausgeprägtem Territorial- or Revierverhalten
n (esp Brit) TerritorialSoldat mder Heimatschutztruppe; the Territorials (Brit) → die Heimatschutztruppe

territorial

[ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəl]
1. adjterritoriale
2. n Territorial (Brit) (soldier) → soldato della milizia territoriale

territory

(ˈteritəri) plural ˈterritories noun
1. a stretch of land; a region. They explored the territory around the North Pole.
2. the land under the control of a ruler or state. British territory.
3. an area of interest, knowledge etc. Ancient history is outside my territory.
ˌterriˈtorial (-ˈtoː-) adjective
of or belonging to (especially national) territory. territorial rights/claims.
territorial waters
the sea close to a country, considered to belong to it.
References in classic literature ?
Pyncheon to support, after realizing his territorial rights.
To strengthen, perpetuate, and extend this interest was the object for which the insurgents would rend the Union, even by war; while the government claimed no right to do more than to restrict the territorial enlargement of it.
In Italy one must have territorial possessions to be a count.
The great capital of this association; their long established system; their hereditary influence over the Indian tribes; their internal organization, which makes every thing go on with the regularity of a machine; and the low wages of their people, who are mostly Canadians, give them great advantages over the American traders: nor is it likely the latter will ever be able to maintain any footing in the land, until the question of territorial right is adjusted between the two countries.
While our family has followed the general human law in the matter just mentioned, it forms a marked exception to the rule that so absolutely controls all of white blood, on this continent, in what relates to immigration and territorial origin.
It was once the residence of a country squire, whose family, probably dwindling down to mere spinsterhood, got merged in the more territorial name of Donnithorne.
Between this British company and the French merchants of Canada, feuds and contests arose about alleged infringements of territorial limits, and acts of violence and bloodshed occurred between their agents.
Shells were falling all round till a tiny French gunboat came out of Bayonne and shooed the Numancia away out of territorial waters.
The territorial tax did not entirely disappear in Rabourdin's plan,-- he kept a minute portion of it as a point of departure in case of war; but the productions of the soil were freed, and industry, finding raw material at a low price, could compete with foreign nations without the deceptive help of customs.
Such a murder case, occurring before the instalment of territorial law and officials, might well have been taken down to the United States for trial before a Federal court.
This thought has let states with a limited territorial basis like Tyre, Carthage, Venice, Holland, and England, for instance, to secure the carrying trade.
A federally chartered savings bank, Territorial Savings Bank conducts business from its headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, and has 28 branch offices in the State of Hawaii.