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territorial US English

Of or relating to the ownership of an area of land or sea

territorial US Thesaurus

the two nations have engaged in territorial disputes

Territorial in territorial US English

Of or relating to a Territory, in the US (historically) or Canada

Territorial Army US English

(In the UK) a volunteer force founded in 1908 to provide a reserve of trained and disciplined military personnel for use in an emergency

territorial waters US English

The waters under the jurisdiction of a state, especially the part of the sea within a stated distance of the shore (traditionally three miles from low-water mark)

territorial imperative US English

The need to claim and defend a territory

extraterritorial US English

(Of a law or decree) valid outside a country’s territory