- of or relating to territory or land.
- of, pertaining to, associated with, or restricted to a particular territory or district; local.
- pertaining or belonging to the territory of a state or ruler.
- (of an animal) characterized by territoriality; defending an area against intruders, especially of the same species.
- (often initial capital letter) of or relating to a territory of the U.S.
- (initial capital letter) Military. organized on a local basis for home defense: the British Territorial Army.
- (initial capital letter) a member of the British Territorial Army.
- a soldier in a territorial army.
Origin of territorial
Examples from the Web for territorially
Historical Examples of territorially
Territorially we represented at least a dozen states, from the Atlantic to the Pacific.High Adventure
James Norman Hall
The Turkish Empire is territorially the finest in the world.From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn
Henry M. Field
Territorially the old Teutonic mark consisted of three divisions.
His power did not extend beyond the district in which he was adored and to which he was territorially attached.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations
While covering so much more, territorially, they lack in the detail that makes the compilation of real worth.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi
George Byron Merrick
- of or relating to a territory or territories
- restricted to or owned by a particular territorythe Indian territorial waters
- local or regional
- pertaining to a territorial army, providing a reserve of trained men for use in emergency
- a member of a territorial army, esp the British Army's Territorial and Volunteer Reserve
Word Origin and History for territorially
1768, from Late Latin territorialis, from territorium (see territory). In reference to British regiments, from 1881. Territorial army "British home defense" is from 1908. Territorial waters is from 1841; territorial imperative "animal need to claim and defend territory" is from 1966.