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Definitions of territory:

part of speech: noun

The extent of land around or belonging to a city or state: domain: in the United States, a portion of the country not yet admitted as a State into the Union, and still under a provisional government.

part of speech: adjective

A district of country; the whole extent of land subject to a state, city, or sovereign prince; any district or division.

part of speech: noun

A large tract of land; region; district; entire extent of land and water under the control of one ruler or government: Territory, in the United States, a region, sometimes undeveloped, under a temporary government, that may become a State; as, Alaska Territory.

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One who is under arrest or on trial; one who is confined in a jail or prison; any one held against his will; a soldier captured by the enemy in war; a captive. ...

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