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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Territoriality: the assertion of rights to a territory

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

territorial +‎ -ism

Examples

  • That is called territorialism (hell, maybe he does favor his tribe).

    Think Progress

  • In the interests of good governance, 'territorialism' must be abandoned to give way to creative solutions for an improved system.

    Speech by Professor Kader Asmal, M.P. at the debate on the President's State of the Nation Address at the National Assembly

  • "You're looking for guys to develop that bond or that kind of territorialism to protect their guy," the coach said, "and that was good."

    ESPNsoccernet

  • Zangwill - who knew well that, unless the Arabs were driven from Palestine, creating a Jewish state in this country implied domination of an Arab majority by a Jewish minority - militated in favour of 'territorialism', the project of regrouping Jews on a territory better suited to the purpose than Palestine, wherever it might be - preferably in the United States.

    openDemocracy

  • Zangwill - who knew well that, unless the Arabs were driven from Palestine, creating a Jewish state in this country implied domination of an Arab majority by a Jewish minority - militated in favour of 'territorialism', the project of regrouping Jews on a territory better suited to the purpose than Palestine, wherever it might be - preferably in the United States.

    openDemocracy

  • "You're looking for guys to develop that bond or that kind of territorialism to protect their guy," the coach said, "and that was good."

    ESPN.com

  • John Michael and Fran have a strong chemistry and great dynamic, showcased with a nice combination of protective territorialism and bickering - Peter, when Fran is leaving on a motorcycle for her date with Elliot: "Do you know how many people are killed by motorcycles?!?"

    Courtney Stovall: Divorced...Happily? Exclusive Sneak Peek at Fran Drescher's New Series

  • John Michael and Fran have a strong chemistry and great dynamic, showcased with a nice combination of protective territorialism and bickering - Peter, when Fran is leaving on a motorcycle for her date with Elliot: "Do you know how many people are killed by motorcycles?!?"

    Courtney Stovall: Divorced...Happily? Exclusive Sneak Peek at Fran Drescher's New Series

  • John Michael and Fran have a strong chemistry and great dynamic, showcased with a nice combination of protective territorialism and bickering - Peter, when Fran is leaving on a motorcycle for her date with Elliot: "Do you know how many people are killed by motorcycles?!?"

    Courtney Stovall: Divorced...Happily? Exclusive Sneak Peek at Fran Drescher's New Series

  • John Michael and Fran have a strong chemistry and great dynamic, showcased with a nice combination of protective territorialism and bickering - Peter, when Fran is leaving on a motorcycle for her date with Elliot: "Do you know how many people are killed by motorcycles?!?"

    Courtney Stovall: Divorced...Happily? Exclusive Sneak Peek at Fran Drescher's New Series

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