What does territorial mean?

Definitions for territorialˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word territorial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. territorial(noun)

    nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit

  2. territorial, territorial reserve(adj)

    a territorial military unit

  3. territorial(adj)

    of or relating to a territory

    "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"; "territorial claims made by a country"

  4. territorial(adj)

    displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders

    "territorial behavior"; "strongly territorial birds"

  5. territorial(adj)

    belonging to the territory of any state or ruler

    "territorial rights"

Wiktionary

  1. territorial(Noun)

    a non-professional member of a Territorial Army

  2. territorial(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or restricted to a specific geographic area, or territory

  3. territorial(Adjective)

    Organized for home defence - such as the Territorial Army.

  4. territorial(Adjective)

    Displaying territoriality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Territorial(adj)

    of or pertaining to territory or land; as, territorial limits; territorial jurisdiction

  2. Territorial(adj)

    limited to a certain district; as, right may be personal or territorial

  3. Territorial(adj)

    of or pertaining to all or any of the Territories of the United States, or to any district similarly organized elsewhere; as, Territorial governments

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'territorial' in Adjectives Frequency: #912

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of territorial in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of territorial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Orrin Hatch:

    We need to lower corporate tax rates and transition toward a territorial tax system.

  2. James K. Polk:

    It is confidently believed that our system may be safely extended to the utmost bounds of our territorial limits...

  3. Qin Gang:

    Opposing the splitting of the country, maintaining its unity and territorial integrity and ethnic unity, is the resolute consensus of the whole Chinese nation.

  4. Greg Poling:

    So if Beijing objects by saying to the U.S. you're in our territorial sea, then the U.S. can respond by saying there's no such thing as a territorial sea for an artificial island.

  5. The Supreme Court:

    Judicial power is an important component of national sovereignty, people's courts will actively exercise jurisdiction over China's territorial waters, support administrative departments to legally perform maritime management duties ... and safeguard Chinese territorial sovereignty and maritime interests.

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