Northern Territories

plural noun
  1. a former British protectorate in W Africa; now a part of N Ghana.

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How to use Northern Territories in a sentence

  • The admission of new Northern Territories already threatened to overcome the supremacy of the South in the national government.

    By-Ways of War | James Jeffrey Roche
  • Telegraph lines connect Kumasi with the coast towns and with the towns in the Northern Territories.

  • It was extended to southern territories, with modifications by acts of Congress, and to some Northern Territories.

    Presidential Candidates: | D. W. Bartlett
  • By Augustus the Northern Territories of the empire were extended to practically the entire length of the Danube.

  • Having settled his Northern Territories the Emperor, as he was still styled, returned to Kbul.

    Rulers of India: Akbar | George Bruce Malleson

British Dictionary definitions for Northern Territories

Northern Territories

pl n
  1. a former British protectorate in W Africa, established in 1897; attached to the Gold Coast in 1901; now constitutes the Northern Region of Ghana (since 1957)

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