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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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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