Associations to the word «Territorial»


TERRITORIAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or restricted to a specific geographic area, or territory
TERRITORIAL, adjective. (often capitalized) Organized for home defence - such as the Territorial Army.
TERRITORIAL, adjective. (biology) Displaying territoriality.
TERRITORIAL, noun. A non-professional member of a Territorial Army
TERRITORIAL ARMY, proper noun. A reserve force of the British Army, made up of part-time soldiers
TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY, noun. (international law) () the principle that a state’s borders are sacrosanct; the idea that nation-states should not attempt to promote secessionist movements or to promote border changes in other nation-states
TERRITORIAL MATRICES, noun. Plural of territorial matrix
TERRITORIAL MATRIX, noun. The layer which surrounds chondrocytes in cartilage. It is basophilic, and stains metachromatically due to proteoglycans.
TERRITORIAL PISSING, noun. In animals, territorial marking, urinating on an area to identify territory
TERRITORIAL PISSING, noun. (idiomatic) (slang) Any territorial behaviour exhibited by humans.
TERRITORIAL SEA, noun. The sea and ocean areas belonging to the territorial waters of a country.
TERRITORIAL WATER, noun. Singular of territorial waters
TERRITORIAL WATERS, noun. (politics) (geography) A country's inland lakes and waterways as well as the portion of its coastal oceans, seas, or other adjoining bodies of water considered to fall within the political boundaries and legal jurisdiction of that country.

Dictionary definition

TERRITORIAL, noun. Nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit.
TERRITORIAL, noun. A territorial military unit.
TERRITORIAL, adjective. Of or relating to a territory; "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"; "territorial claims made by a country".
TERRITORIAL, adjective. Displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders; "territorial behavior"; "strongly territorial birds".
TERRITORIAL, adjective. Belonging to the territory of any state or ruler; "territorial rights".

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