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territory /ˈterəˌtori/  /Brit ˈtɛrətri/

  • noun
    plural -ries
    an area of land that belongs to or is controlled by a government [noncount]
    Those mountains are in Mexican territory.
    We're entering enemy territory. [=an area of land that belongs to or is controlled by our enemy] [count]
    [count] :one of the parts of the United States that is not a state
    Guam is a U.S. territory.
    [count] :any one of the large parts that some countries are divided into
    Canada's Yukon Territory
    an area that an animal or group of animals uses and defends [count]
    Male cats spray to mark territory.
    [noncount] :an area of land or water
    We've covered a lot of territory today. [=we have traveled a long distance]
    Let's get the meeting startedWe have a lot of territory to cover today. [=a lot to talk aboutdecideetc.]
    Dealing with our cars and the mechanic is her territory. [=something she is in charge of]
    [count] :an area that someone is responsible for when doing a job
    [count] sports :the area on a playing field (such as a football field) that is defended by a particular team
    come/go with the territory
    to be a natural part of a particular situation, position, or area of work