incorporated territory


Definition of incorporated territory

: a portion of the domain of the U.S. that does not constitute and is not a part of any state but that is considered a part of the U.S. proper and is entitled to all the benefits of the Constitution that are not specifically reserved to the states Arizona, Oklahoma, and New Mexico were all incorporated territories before attaining statehood

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“Incorporated territory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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