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capital territory

División en sílabas: cap·i·tal ter·ri·to·ry

Definición de capital territory en inglés:

sustantivo

A territory containing the capital city of a country, in Australia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • With more than 20 million votes counted in 21 of Nigeria's 36 states and the federal capital territory, Obasanjo had 66% of the votes compared with 27% for Muhammadu Buhari, a former ally.
  • After the site was chosen for the capital territory in 1909, an international competition to plan the city was won by a Georgist, Walter Burley Griffin of Chicago, for whom Canberra's central lake is named.
  • Each of the thirty-six states of the federation is represented equally in the Senate by three elected senators; the federal capital territory of Abuja has one elected senator.

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