n. large extent of land; organized portion of country
How much territory does he travel over this year?
Sentence in Classic:
But when he emerged from the towel, he was not yet satisfactory, for the clean territory stopped short at his chin and his jaws, like a mask; below and beyond this line there was a dark expanse of unirrigated soil that spread downward in front and backward around his neck.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
If Your Majesty does not intend to shed the blood of our peoples for such a misunderstanding, and consents to withdraw your troops from Russian territory, I will regard what has passed as not having occurred and an understanding between us will be possible.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Were any one, therefore, about to found a wholly new republic, he would have to consider whether he desired it to increase as Rome did in territory and dominion, or to continue within narrow limits.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But the next year, in 1836, the State had authorized the building of a railroad northwestward through the territory which the Cherokees had recently ceded.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It is justifiable to enter into war against our nearest ally, when one of his towns lies convenient for us, or a territory of land, that would render our dominions round and complete.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
These potentates had two principal anxieties: the one, that no foreigner should enter Italy under arms; the other, that none of themselves should seize more territory.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context