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Another word for territory

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Noun
  1. An area subject to rule by an outside power

      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. The act or fact of possessing.
      2. The state of being possessed:
      3. Something owned or possessed:
      1. Dependence.
      2. Something dependent or subordinate.
      3. A minor territory under the jurisdiction of a government.
      1. A group of emigrants or their descendants who settle in a distant territory but remain subject to or closely associated with the parent country.
      2. A territory thus settled.
      3. A region politically controlled by a distant country; a dependency.
    See also:

    politics

  2. A particular area used for or associated with a specific individual or activity

      1. A surface layer of earth containing a dense growth of grass and its matted roots; sod.
      2. An artificial substitute for such a grassy layer, as on a playing field.
      3. A piece cut from a layer of earth or sod.
      1. An area of land; ground:
      2. A particular geographic area; a region:
      3. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      1. A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space:
      2. A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
      3. A bioregion.
      1. A division of an area, as for administrative purposes.
      2. A region or locality marked by a distinguishing feature:
      3. To mark off or divide into districts.
      1. A nation or state.
      2. The territory of a nation or state; land.
      3. The people of a nation or state; populace:
    See also:

    territory

  3. A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest

      1. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
      2. A handbag; a purse.
      3. A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.
      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. An area of land; ground:
      2. A particular geographic area; a region:
      3. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      1. Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of another or others:
      2. Prone; disposed:
      3. Likely to incur or receive; exposed:
      1. Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.
      2. The place where an action or event occurs:
      3. The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
      2. A meadow:
      3. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop:
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority.
      2. The office or district of a bailiff.
      1. An enclosed area for the presentation of sports events and spectacles.
      2. A building housing such an area.
      3. A place or scene where forces contend or events unfold:
      1. A roughly bounded part of the space on a surface; a region:
      2. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      3. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
    See also:

    territory

Another word for territory

Noun
  1. A specified area

      1. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
      2. The territory included in such a unit.
      3. An extensive enterprise under a unified authority:
      1. A subdivision of a county in most northeast and Midwest US states, having the status of a unit of local government with varying governmental powers.
      2. A public land surveying unit of 36 sections or 36 square miles.
      3. An ancient administrative division of a large parish in England.
      1. A large, usually continuous segment of a surface or space:
      2. A portion of the earth's surface distinguished from others by some characteristic:
      3. A bioregion.
    See also:

    area

  2. An area organized politically under the central government

      1. An authoritative command or instruction.
      2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
      3. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. Control or the exercise of control; sovereignty:
      2. A territory or sphere of influence or control; a realm.
      3. A self-governing nation under the nominal rule of the British monarch.
      1. A relationship of protection and partial control assumed by a superior power over a dependent country or region.
      2. The protected country or region.
      3. The government, office, or term of a protector.
      1. A group of emigrants or their descendants who settle in a distant territory but remain subject to or closely associated with the parent country.
      2. A territory thus settled.
      3. A region politically controlled by a distant country; a dependency.
      1. The people of a nation or state; the body politic.
      2. A nation or state governed by the people; a republic.
      3. Used to refer to some US states, namely, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
    See also:

    nation

  3. An indefinite area

      1. Something that indicates a border or limit.
      2. The border or limit so indicated.
      1. A roughly bounded part of the space on a surface; a region:
      2. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      3. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
      1. One of several components; a piece.
      2. A subdivision of a written work.
      3. A distinct portion or provision of a legal code or set of laws, often establishing a particular legal requirement:
    See also:

    region