Translation of territory in Spanish:

territory

territorio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛrɪt(ə)ri//ˈtɛrəˌtɔri/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(land)

      territorio masculine
      • A cross-Channel aristocracy developed, holding lands in both territories and having a vested interest in keeping them united in one ruler.
      • It is never wise to stay in one place for long… especially in the enemies' territory.
      • In a military conflict the main political and strategic aim is not to rout the enemy and occupy its territory but to deprive it of its will to opposition and force it to accept peace and cooperation.
      • Mayapán was destroyed by its own inhabitants around ad 1450 during a rebellion against the Cocom rulers who dominated the territory.
      • The Neskonlith Indian Band has been trying to assert their title to the land by living on their traditional territories in the Skwelkwek'welt area.
      • The Nunavut territory and Nunavut the land claims agreement are now living legal entities, and at least one of them, the land claims agreement, is protected by the constitution.
      • So, Napoleon had a difficult task on his hands - how to control such a vast territory of land?
      • One of Kaloyan's main missions at the time was to form an anti-Byzantine coalition to fight his enemy and gain more territories for his state.
      • By the end of that century more than half of the territory of the Manchu empire consisted of lands whose native populations were not Chinese.
      • He was the best ruler his territory had ever witnessed and their two territories had been allies ever since he started his reign.
      • The leader decided that he would never lose power again and openly declared that he would accept support from anyone including bandits and evil rulers from other territories.
      • The governing of such a vast territory of land would become easier, the Romans understood, if everyone were made to feel as if they were a partner in such an endeavor.
      • The ownership of land within a territory in the exclusive occupation of a people must be vested in that people: land is susceptible of ownership, and there are no other owners.
      • It has its own national flag, national anthem, currency, military and passport, and its own territory under its jurisdiction.
      • The Cree complaints echo those of an alliance of Manitoba First Nations, which also say the inclusion of their lands in the new territory was done without their consent.
      • Purchasing activities fell into private hands and land sales continued to erode Iroquois territories.
      • It is binding on all States in all territories under their jurisdiction or effective control.
      • As each of the rulers of these territories claimed he was the rightful successor, a bloody war that lasted for generations was fought.
      • Settlers had expected to take possession of much of the land after the territory was admitted to the Union in 1864.
      • Both were self-proclaimed rulers of their territories, and had come to blows in the past.

    • 1.2(colony, area)

      territorio masculine
      • Jimmy came to the Territory in 1968 when the family moved to Banka Banka Station.
      • Cattle men and women from across the Territory are at their Association's Annual Meeting in Darwin.
      • States and Territories would contribute matching funds.
      • Mataranka is 105 km from Katherine and once vied with Darwin as the capital of the Territory.
      • And the States and Territories have joined together to take action on climate change in the absence of leadership from the Federal government.
      • I'd only been home for five months, having been living in the hills of the Northern Territories in Canada before this trip.
      • The purple-flowering weed is recognised as a weed in all States and Territories, because of its invasive nature and its toxic effect on livestock.
      • The States and Territories have been forced to rationalise their housing assets through the sale of renovated homes and the adoption of leaseback strategies.
      • Government attitudes Federally and among the States and Territories is clear: you help yourselves and we'll help you.
      • Tennant Creek has to be the Christmas capital of the Territory.
      • Does this mean that there are parts of Australia that are neither States nor Territories?
      • But it notes the National Infection Control Guidelines have just been revised and agreed to by all States and Territories.
      • Many of the Australian States and Territories have enacted child welfare legislation during the past decade.
      • Ruddock said the States and Territories were aiming to have draft provisions ready for the attorneys-general meeting in March.
      • The national figures compare Years Three and Five reading and numeracy levels across Australian States and Territories.
      • The issue of law and order must remain with the States and Territories, and the egos of those wishing to change those laws in States other than their own, should be hosed down.
      • Hasluck overnighted with him in the bush when making one of his inspections as Minister of Territories.
      • Under the program, approximately $28.3 million will be provided to the States and Territories in 2004.
      • This system has worked very well for most of the intervening time - all States and Territories could communicate inter and intra-state.
      • Diego Garcia is part of the British Indian Ocean Territories.

  • 2

    (with masculine article in the singular) (of salesman, agent) área feminine
    (of animal) territorio masculine
    to encroach on sb's territory invadir el terreno / el territorio de algn
    • In fresh water streams and rivers, juvenile coho salmon defend territories and compete for limited feeding sites with other fish.
    • The residents often behave aggressively toward intruders of the same or different species within their territory.
    • In winter, males and females defend separate territories, and the sexes have different habitat preferences.
    • The male defends a territory that may house a small harem of females who nest on the ground in the dense cover of alfalfa, wheat, or hay.
    • On their breeding grounds, pairs advertise and defend large territories with a variety of aerial displays.
    • Males will defend territories, and females will defend areas around their broods excluding their own and other species.
    • In terms of your own department, function, territory or responsibility, how can your company enhance its market share of some product or service?
    • Many male iguanids defend non-overlapping territories to control access to mates during a well defined mating season.
    • But in this short time, a male can contribute more offspring to the population than the female by commanding the territories of several breeding tigresses.
    • During courtship, the female often takes the lead, staking her breeding territory and fighting with other females over potential mates.
    • The accountancy/small biz software specialist now wants to be known as Best Software in the US, a territory now responsible for more than half group sales.
    • Most species defend small territories only during spawning.
    • The off-center peak of this creature's shell allows the limpet to use it like a bulldozer to clear its territory of other animals.
    • Group members cooperatively defend territories, harvest herbaceous food, and give alarm calls and footdrum in response to predators.
    • Males arrive first on the breeding site and establish territories around several nest-boxes, into which they add small sticks and twigs.
    • Anatids breed seasonally although some species maintain territories year round.
    • Males attract females and defend their territories with undulating flight displays, fluttering and gliding while calling.
    • The sales force went through major change in 1992 when regional business managers were appointed with budgetary responsibility for their territory.
    • Despite their size, hummingbirds are aggressive and will fiercely defend their territory from other species as well as other hummingbirds.
    • It is also the only department store in the territory to run an upmarket supermarket inside the store.
    • Song sparrows are sedentary and defend territories in both breeding and non-breeding seasons.
    • Breeding pairs defend large territories where they often cooperate in hunting birds, eggs, and rodents.
    • Breeding pairs defend large territories for nesting and foraging.
    • The young leave the nest at about 16 days but stay on the breeding territory for another 3-4 weeks before heading off on their own.