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

  • adj. Extraterritorial.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Beyond the territorial limits; foreign to, or exempt from, the territorial jurisdiction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Beyond the territorial limits; foreign to, or exempt from, the territorial jurisdiction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to exterritoriality; not subject to the jurisdiction of the laws of the country in which one resides. Also extraterritorial.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. outside territorial limits or jurisdiction


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