American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The status of a territory.
- n. A behavior pattern in animals consisting of the occupation and defense of a territory.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Possession and control of territory.
- n. The fact or legal status of being a territory.
- n. zoology The pattern of behaviour in animals that defines and defends a territory.
- n. A pattern of human behaviour characterised by defence of a particular territory or area of interest.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zool.) a pattern of behavior characterized by the marking and defense of a home territory, exhibited by certain male animals.
- n. the behavior of a male animal that defines and defends its territory
- From territorial + -ity. (Wiktionary)
“Viz., it appears that territoriality is an issue after all.”
“Greater interdependence means that territoriality is no longer entitled to the hold it has had over the private international law of IP.”
“One popular but now outdated theory is that the brain has three parts: the reptilian brain, which includes the structures and functions we share with reptiles such as territoriality; the paleomammalian brain, a group of related structures that manages social emotions and behaviors like nurturing or reciprocity in all mammals; and the neocortex, which manages evaluation and reasoning in the most complex mammals, especially humans.”
“It was a landmark document based on the International Labor Organization's Resolution 169, the universally accepted benchmark for defining an indigenous people stipulating they have both territory or habitat and "territoriality" meaning they have autonomy over their own lands free from government control.”
“Brachman said expansion of state land-use authority can incite "territoriality" among municipalities.”
“McLaughlin said he does not believe it is an issue of "territoriality" since most of the War Memorial patients come primarily from Morgan County.”
“Too often, federal and state government agencies operate on their own, territoriality is perpetuated and the agencies don't connect the dots between one another.”
“Moreover, it led to the unintended consequences of result-oriented jurisprudence, the Court seeking to find a basis on which to apply the standards of CA3, and leading the Court to conclude that a provision envisioned entirely (read Pictet) about internal civil war could apply by ignoring the territoriality phrase in CA3 to focus instead solely on the non-state actor part.”
“And, returning to territoriality, if there's been a Financial Times in India since 1984, I'm not sure why it's so obvious that the London FT deserves to be able to enter the Indian market under that (descriptive) name.”
“Rethinking: territoriality can be disabling or enabling of jurisdiction — see the extraterritoriality cases under the Lanham Act. Choice of law needs more explicit development.”
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