trust territory

noun

Definition of trust territory

: a non-self-governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations

First Known Use of trust territory

1945, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trust territory was in 1945

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“Trust territory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trust%20territory. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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trust territory

noun

Legal Definition of trust territory

: a non-self-governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the United Nations

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