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Meaning of TERRITORIAL

Pronunciation:  `teri'towreeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a territorial military unit
  2. [n]  nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
  3. [adj]  of or relating to the local vicinity; "territorial waters"
  4. [adj]  (biology) displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders; "territorial behavior"; "strongly territorial birds"
  5. [adj]  of or relating to a territory; "the territorial government of the Virgin Islands"; "territorial claims made by a country"
 

TERRITORIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: jurisdictional, regional, territorial reserve
 
 Antonyms: exterritorial, extraterritorial, nonterritorial
 
 See Also: home reserve, home reserve, militia, National Guard, National Guard, reserves, soldier, Territorial Army, Territorial Army

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ter`ri*to"ri*al\, a. [L. territorialis: cf. F.
territorial.]
1. Of or pertaining to territory or land; as, territorial
   limits; territorial jurisdiction.

2. Limited to a certain district; as, right may be personal
   or territorial.

3. Of or pertaining to all or any of the Territories of the
   United States, or to any district similarly organized
   elsewhere; as, Territorial governments.

 

 

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