Translation of territory in Spanish:


territorio, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrɪt(ə)ri//ˈtɛrəˌtɔri/


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    • 1.1(land)

      territorio masculine
      • Both were self-proclaimed rulers of their territories, and had come to blows in the past.
      • 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.
      • Purchasing activities fell into private hands and land sales continued to erode Iroquois territories.
      • He was the best ruler his territory had ever witnessed and their two territories had been allies ever since he started his reign.
      • It is binding on all States in all territories under their jurisdiction or effective control.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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 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.
      • It is never wise to stay in one place for long… especially in the enemies' territory.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • A cross-Channel aristocracy developed, holding lands in both territories and having a vested interest in keeping them united in one ruler.
      • So, Napoleon had a difficult task on his hands - how to control such a vast territory of land?
      • It has its own national flag, national anthem, currency, military and passport, and its own territory under its jurisdiction.
      • 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.
      • 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.

    • 1.2(colony, area)

      territorio masculine
      • Mataranka is 105 km from Katherine and once vied with Darwin as the capital of the Territory.
      • This system has worked very well for most of the intervening time - all States and Territories could communicate inter and intra-state.
      • Government attitudes Federally and among the States and Territories is clear: you help yourselves and we'll help you.
      • But it notes the National Infection Control Guidelines have just been revised and agreed to by all States and Territories.
      • Tennant Creek has to be the Christmas capital of the Territory.
      • Cattle men and women from across the Territory are at their Association's Annual Meeting in Darwin.
      • The national figures compare Years Three and Five reading and numeracy levels across Australian States and Territories.
      • 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.
      • Hasluck overnighted with him in the bush when making one of his inspections as Minister of Territories.
      • 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.
      • Jimmy came to the Territory in 1968 when the family moved to Banka Banka Station.
      • States and Territories would contribute matching funds.
      • Ruddock said the States and Territories were aiming to have draft provisions ready for the attorneys-general meeting in March.
      • 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.
      • Does this mean that there are parts of Australia that are neither States nor Territories?
      • The States and Territories have been forced to rationalise their housing assets through the sale of renovated homes and the adoption of leaseback strategies.
      • Diego Garcia is part of the British Indian Ocean Territories.
      • Many of the Australian States and Territories have enacted child welfare legislation during the past decade.
      • Under the program, approximately $28.3 million will be provided to the States and Territories in 2004.

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    (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) (of salesman, agent) área
    (of animal) territorio masculine
    to encroach on sb's territory invadir el terreno / el territorio de algn