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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A social system that gives authority and influence in a state to the landowners.
  • n. A system of church government based on primacy of civil power.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Territoriality: the assertion of rights to a territory

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The territorial system, or the theory of church government upon which it is based. Compare collegialism, episcopalism.

Etymologies

territorial +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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