Definitions

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  • adv. In a territorial manner
  • adv. Protecting one's territory

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In regard to territory; by means of territory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In respect of territory; as to territory.

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

  • adv. with respect to territory

Etymologies

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territorial +‎ -ly

Examples

  • While it's easy to assume a physical fence may not be an efficient deterrent, what's a viable alternative for a country to remain territorially sovereign?

    Don't fence me in

  • It may be that economic forces will bring a solution that doctrinaire policies cannot bring because the industrialization of the country has made the policy of apartheid completely impossible and impracticable so far as separation territorially is concerned.

    A Canadian Looks at South Africa

  • It's only human to react territorially when a visitor presumes to have free reign in your backyard.

    Shirin Sadeghi: Hillary Clinton Wants Gaddafi Killed

  • Pakistan, with its “Islamic” nuclear bomb, Taliban - and al-Qaeda-infested northwestern borderlands, dysfunctional cities, and territorially based ethnic groups for whom Islam could never provide adequate glue, is commonly referred to as the most dangerous country in the world, a nuclear Yugoslavia-in-the-making.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • As Clarissa Pinkola Estes says in "Women Who Run with the Wolves" 1996, "A healthy woman is much like a wolf: robust, chock-full, strong life force, life-giving, territorially aware, inventive, loyal, roving."

    Gail Konop Baker: If Women Want Sex As Much As Men, Do The Rules Of Dating Change?

  • C17 Poland while territorially imposing was politically and militarily feeble.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Fall of Poland

  • Though he never explicitly draws the parallel, he is clearly thinking of the bitterly controversial 1993 Oslo Agreement with Yasser Arafat's PLO that he, as Israel's foreign minister, was the main engineer of and that set the stage for the re-partition of Palestine after it was territorially re-united by the 1967 war.

    The Line Between Bold and Reckless

  • These “facts on the ground” make a territorially contiguous, socially functioning Palestine impossible.

    Matthew Yglesias » Parallel

  • At the June 2008 meeting, the sides engaged in a lengthy debate about land swaps - the concept that Israel would hold on to sections of the West Bank as part of a final peace deal and, in exchange, compensate the Palestinians territorially with parts of Israel.

    Al-Jazeera releases papers claiming Palestinian concessions to Israel

  • At the June 2008 meeting, the two sides engaged in a lengthy debate about land swaps - the concept that Israel would hold on to sections of the West Bank as part of a final peace deal and, in exchange, compensate the Palestinians territorially with parts of Israel.

    Palestinians react angrily to al-Jazeera's 'Palestine Papers'

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