territorial

[ ter-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF territorial

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But this was by no means the limit to territorial acquisition.

Four of the Territorial gunners were wounded by the Turkish batteries.

The sentimental song was typical of the Territorial's taste.

Three criticisms of the Territorial system have been made ever since its adoption in 1907.

Much has been written about Germany's territorial ambitions.

Territorial expansion was never the master-thought of Polish statesmen.

Essex is good; London is good and Hants is good; but the trinity is not Territorial.

The territorial development of France was, it is true, far from complete.

The names of most of these are titular, but some are territorial and a few totemistic.

There are a number of other territorial groups of less importance.

WORD ORIGIN

1768, from Late Latin territorialis, from territorium (see territory). In reference to British regiments, from 1881. Territorial army "British home defense" is from 1908. Territorial waters is from 1841; territorial imperative "animal need to claim and defend territory" is from 1966.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TERRITORIAL

colonial

adjectivepioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory

regional

adjectivecharacteristic of a region
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