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Examples of territory in a Sentence
Those mountains are in Mexican territory.
Guam is a U.S. territory.
The birds are busy establishing territories and building nests.
Male cats spray to mark territory.
The goal of the expedition is to map unexplored territory.
Recent Examples of territory from the Web
The market was one of fifty markets throughout AgSouth’s territory in Georgia and South Carolina to receive a portion of $25,000 in total grant funds.
An overt shooting war between Israel and Iran, even if it's confined to Syrian territory, would be Moscow's worst nightmare.
At the moment, Kelly’s company, perhaps more than any other, seems to be willing to enter uncertain legal territory.
Overcoming challenges like that comes with the territory, especially for a firm like iGroup Design, which for this project served as the lead architect and handled interior design, master planning and procurement.
The government intends to open an additional 1.25 percent of Ecuador’s territory for exploration this year, adding to the 5 percent already open to prospectors.
Chinese immigrants moved to the territory of New Mexico in large numbers in the 1800s.
That comes with the territory of being a freshman on the same team with four-year starter Aidan Schneider, who completed his career in December as one of the best kickers in Oregon history.
Transformation goes with the territory for supermodels, and yet Ambrosio’s quick change moments are especially interesting.
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TERRITORY Defined for English Language Learners
: an area of land that belongs to or is controlled by a government
: one of the parts of the United States that is not a state
: any one of the large parts that some countries are divided into
TERRITORY Defined for Kids
Word Root of territory
territorialplay \ˌter-ə-ˈtōr-ē-əl\ adjective
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