Definition of trust territory in English:

trust territory

Line breaks: trust ter¦ri|tory

noun

  • A territory under the trusteeship of the United Nations or of a state designated by them.
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    • The United Nations made Tanzania a trust territory under British rule after 1946.
    • After World War II, the mandate became a UN trust territory administered by the United Kingdom and France.
    • After the war, it came once again under Australian administration as a UN trust territory, but this time the Australians provided considerable grants to develop the education and health systems.

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