Definition of Territorial dominion
1. Noun. A region marked off for administrative or other purposes.
Specialized synonyms: Administrative District, Administrative Division, Territorial Division, Border District, Borderland, March, Marchland, City District, Congressional District, Development, Enclave, Palatinate, Community, Residential Area, Residential District, Goldfield, Jurisdiction, Mandate, Mandatory, Associated State, Protectorate, Possession, Trust Territory, Trusteeship, British East Africa, British West Africa
Generic synonyms: Region
Specialized synonyms: Palatinate, Pfalz, Athos, Mount Athos, Attica, Boeotia, Papal States, Acadia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, Yukon Territory, Northern Territory, Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Marianas, Acre, Lake District, Lakeland, Galloway, Lothian Region, East Malaysia, North Borneo, Sabah, Sarawak, West Malaysia, Kwazulu-natal, Natal, American Samoa, As, Eastern Samoa, Aragon, Castile, Castilla, Catalonia, Darfur, Kordofan, Louisiana Purchase
Derivative terms: District, Territorial
Lexicographical Neighbors of Territorial Dominion
Literary usage of Territorial dominion
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Review of the Financial Situation of the East-India Company in 1824 by Henry St. George Tucker (1825)
"A net revenue of four millions has never been realized by the Company, in any one year since our acquisition of territorial dominion in India; ..."
2. Ohio Legal News (1896)
"... of a common speech—combining at sidered, it will lie found to exclude that body of once territorial dominion, political influence customary law which in ..."
3. My Country, 'tis of Thee by Russell L. Dunn (1920)
"CHAPTER XVI. EXTRATERRITORIAL OBLIGATIONS OF AMERICAN DOMINION. Citizens Besides exclusive or full territorial dominion obligated of ..."
4. International Law and Arbitration: The Annual Address Before the American by Charles Russell (1896)
"... of Pict and Scot, are mingled and fused into an aggregate power held together by the nexus of a common speech—combining at once territorial dominion, ..."
5. The Chief Periods of European History: Six Lectures Read in the University by Edward Augustus Freeman (1886)
"... German from Roman soil, it was a sign that the greatest days of each people, as far as greatness of territorial dominion is concerned, had passed away. ..."
6. The Chief Periods of European History: Six Lectures Read in the University by Edward Augustus Freeman (1886)
"But, as in the Greek case, so in the Roman, the very decline of territorial dominion marked the beginning of a newly extended moral influence. ..."
7. California and New Mexico by William Ballard Preston (1849)
"Sir, territorial dominion was given to us, not that we might place slavery there, or freedom there—not that we might go into municipal legislation in detail ..."