English word territory comes from Latin -torium, Latin terra.
Territory detailed word origin explanation
|-torium || Latin (lat) || |
|terra || Latin (lat) ||the world, the globe, earth as a celestial object. Earth's surface (dry land and sea together; as opposed to the heavens). A land, a region, a country. Earth, soil, dirt. Ground, dry land. |
|territory || English (eng) ||(Canada) One of three of Canada's federated entities, located in the country's Arctic, with fewer powers than a province and created by an act of Parliament rather than by the Constitution: Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.. (ecology) An area that an animal of a particular species consistently defends against its conspecifics.. (sports, and, games) The part of the playing field or [...] |
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