1. [ adjective ] of or relating to a territory

"the territorial government of the Virgin Islands" "territorial claims made by a country"

Related terms: territory
2. [ noun ] (military,work) nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
Related terms: soldier National_Guard Territorial_Army military
3. [ adjective ] (biology) displaying territoriality; defending a territory from intruders

"territorial behavior" "strongly territorial birds"

Related terms: nonterritorial biology
4. [ adjective ] of or relating to the local vicinity

"territorial waters"

Related terms: extraterritorial regional jurisdictional
5. [ noun ] (military) a territorial military unit
Synonyms: territorial_reserve
Related terms: militia National_Guard Territorial_Army military
Similar spelling:   territorially