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Noun territory has 3 senses
- district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
--1 is a kind of region
--1 has particulars:
| ||administrative district, administrative division, territorial division; borderland, border district, march, marchland; city district; congressional district; development; enclave; residential district, residential area, community; goldfield; jurisdiction; mandate, mandatory; protectorate, associated state; possession; trust territory, trusteeship; Louisiana Purchase; Palatinate, Pfalz; Athos, Mount Athos; Attica; Boeotia; Acadia; Northwest Territories; Nunavut; Yukon, Yukon Territory; Northern Territory; Northern Marianas, Northern Mariana Islands; Acre; Lake District, Lakeland; Galloway; Lothian Region; East Malaysia; Sabah, North Borneo; Sarawak; West Malaysia; Natal; American Samoa, Eastern Samoa, AS; Aragon; Castile, Castilla; Catalonia; Kordofan|
- territory - an area of knowledge or interest; "his questions covered a lot of territory"
--2 is a kind of area
- territory, soil - the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil"
--3 is a kind of geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region