territorial

territorial
territorial [ter΄ə tôr′ē əl]
adj.
[LL territorialis]
1. of territory or land
2. of, belonging to, or limited to a specific territory, district, or jurisdictional area [territorial waters ]
3. [T-] of a Territory or Territories
4. [often T-] organized in regional groups for home defense [the Territorial Army of Great Britain]
5. Ethology characterized by or displaying territoriality
n.
1. a member of a territorial force
2. [T-] a member of the British Territorial Army
territorially
adv.

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