What does territorial mean?

Definitions for territorialˌtɛr ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-

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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"


  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


  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. Seth Jones:

    The key issue is territorial control.

  2. Orrin Hatch:

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

  3. James K. Polk:

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

  4. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu:

    As the international support group, our aim is not to divide Syrian territory but to protect its territorial integrity.

  5. Bernadino Leon:

    Unless Libyan leaders act quickly and decisively, the risk of their country's national unity and territorial integrity are real and imminent.

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