territorial dispute

Definition of territorial dispute

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

Word by Word Definitions

territorialplay
  1. :  of or relating to a territory

    :  of or relating to or organized chiefly for home defense

    :  of or relating to private property

  1. :  a member of a territorial military unit

disputeplay
  1. :  to engage in argument :  debate

    :  to argue irritably or with irritating persistence

    :  to make the subject of verbal controversy or disputation

  1. :  verbal controversy :  debate

    :  quarrel

    :  physical combat


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