territorial dispute

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of territorial dispute

:a disagreement about who controls a particular territory
  • The two countries are in a territorial dispute.

Word by Word Definitions

territorial play
  1. : of or relating to a territory

  2. : of or relating to or organized chiefly for home defense

  3. : of or relating to private property

  1. : a member of a territorial military unit

dispute play
  1. : to engage in argument : debate

  2. : to make the subject of verbal controversy or disputation

  3. : to call into question or cast doubt upon

  1. : verbal controversy : debate

  2. : quarrel

  3. : physical combat


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