unchartered

adjective
un·char·tered | \ˌən-ˈchär-tərd \

Definition of unchartered 

: not granted or issued a charter : not chartered an unchartered bank — compare uncharted

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Jason Siracusa, who not only manages the Deerfield Junior All-Stars but also presides over the Little League program in that city, knows his ballclub is entering unchartered territory. Emmett Hall, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Deerfield Beach Little League Junior Division All-Stars ready for trip to Florida's capital," 12 July 2018 Elsewhere, Miller brings to life the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which slipped past the toe of Barry Glacier into an unchartered fjord now known as Harriman Fjord; the expedition also named College Fjord and the glaciers within it. Nancy Lord, Anchorage Daily News, "In ‘A Wild Promise,’ a wilderness area in limbo and a book with a mission," 19 May 2018 And just like that, Belgium were in unchartered territory - their first ever semi final, against the mighty Diego Maradona and Argentina. SI.com, "World Cup Countdown: 8 Weeks to Go - Belgium Look to Make History by Surpassing '86 Team," 26 Apr. 2018 As a result, the country’s southern wilds were left unchartered by tour operators, as the impenetrable rainforest became a haven for guerilla groups and drug runners. Lucy Sherriff, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Safari in Colombia's Still-Wild Amazon Rainforest," 23 Apr. 2018 The surreal feeling looming in the background during March Madness stems from the federal investigation being unchartered territory for college basketball. Aaron Beard, courant.com, "Corruption Case Won't Stop The Calls On Selection Sunday," 10 Mar. 2018 Only this time, the unchartered territory to conquest is humanity itself. John Nosta, Fortune, "Commentary: Can Technology Make Us Even More Human?," 5 Apr. 2018 The surreal feeling looming in the background during March Madness stems from the federal investigation being unchartered territory for college basketball. Aaron Beard, courant.com, "Corruption Case Won't Stop The Calls On Selection Sunday," 10 Mar. 2018 The Breakers were in unchartered waters when Estancia jumped all over star pitcher Blake Burzell to open Thursday afternoon's first-place showdown. Scott French, latimes.com, "Laguna Beach baseball rallies to beat Estancia, takes sole possession of first place in league," 30 Mar. 2018

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1812, in the meaning defined above

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