New Territories

geographical name

Definition of New Territories

Hong Kong exclusive of Hong Kong Island and the Jiulong Peninsula comprising that part of Hong Kong leased to Great Britain by China 1898–1997

Learn More about New Territories

Statistics for New Territories

Cite this Entry

“New Territories.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Territories. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

Comments on New Territories

What made you want to look up New Territories? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!