Noun(1) nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit(2) a territorial military unit
Adjective(1) of or relating to a territory(2) displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders(3) belonging to the territory of any state or ruler
(1) It will be impossible for territorial local authorities to pick up all the work that is currently done by private certifiers and their own staff, because they will not have the qualified personnel needed to do that.(2) In contrast, nesting males cannot move freely between nests because of the territorial behavior of other nesting males and the risk of losing their current nest.(3) At the select committee a proposition was put to the submitters, which were all the territorial local authorities in the Auckland region - all eight of them.(4) Males of many species of hummingbird are territorial and the territories, which are usually centered around a food source, are aggressively defended by their owners.(5) One-third of all proceeds would go to the Department of Internal Affairs to go out to the territorial authorities to distribute to arts, culture, and sports and recreation.(6) Fairly early into the same dive at Edy Point, the first of 5 grey reef sharks came up from the depths, curious but keeping a safe distance and displaying no aggressive territorial behaviour.(7) The project documented the spatial extent of natural resource use, providing a measure of indigenous territorial influence in the province.(8) Members of such groups sometimes even feed peacefully side by side on superabundant resources in areas of territorial overlap, as occurs in the baboons I studied.(9) Thomas Jefferson and James Madison believed that territorial expansion would sustain the egalitarian economic basis of republican political institutions.(10) The bill deals with a significant area, but the enforcement provisions load the costs on to the most significant and most important body: the local territorial authority.(11) Triceratops likely used its horns to impress mates, shoo off rivals, or argue for territorial ownership.(12) The role that these territorial interactions play in influencing the redistribution of animals that have been evicted from their native home ranges remains unclear.(13) Those who held bookland were territorial lords with local interests, and were thus far more likely to seek terms with the Danish invaders, if by their timely submission they could save all or part of their inheritance.(14) The sample size and the number of sites used for the front seatbelt survey was increased significantly last year, allowing results for individual territorial local authorities to be included.(15) High levels of cortisol contribute to lower levels of testosterone and inhibition of dominant or territorial behaviors.(16) If it really is territorial behaviour that is leading the birds to behave so oddly, then chances are they will soon stop being such a nuisance.
(1) territorial waters :: gebiedswaters
3. regional ::
4. land-related ::
Different Formsterritorial, territoriality, territorials
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