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territorialism

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noun ter·ri·to·ri·al·ism \ˌter-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of territorialism

  1. 1 :  landlordism

  2. 2 :  the principle established in 1555 requiring the inhabitants of a territory of the Holy Roman Empire to conform to the religion of their ruler or to emigrate

territorialist

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1881

First Known Use of territorialism

1881


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of, relating to, or near a shore

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