Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun territory

3 senses of territory

Sense 1
district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion -- (a region marked off for administrative or other purposes)
       => region -- (a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions")

Sense 2
territory -- (an area of knowledge or interest; "his questions covered a lot of territory")
       => area -- (a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include...")

Sense 3
territory, soil -- (the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state; "American troops were stationed on Japanese soil")
       => geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region -- (a demarcated area of the Earth)

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