territorial division

Definitions of territorial division
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n a district defined for administrative purposes

Synonyms:
administrative district, administrative division
Types:
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borough
one of the administrative divisions of a large city
canton
a small administrative division of a country
city
an incorporated administrative district established by state charter
commune
the smallest administrative district of several European countries
country, land, state
the territory occupied by a nation
county
(United States) the largest administrative district within a state
county palatine
the territory of a count palatine
department
the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
federal district
a district set apart as the seat of government of a federation
reservation, reserve
a district that is reserved for particular purpose
school district
a district whose public schools are administered together
shire
a former administrative district of England; equivalent to a county
municipality
an urban district having corporate status and powers of self-government
prefecture
the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
province, state
the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
town, township
an administrative division of a county
ward
a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections
banana republic
a small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)
country of origin, fatherland, homeland, mother country, motherland, native land
the country where you were born
buffer country, buffer state
a small neutral state between two rival powers
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
commonwealth
the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)
Indian reservation
a reservation set aside for the use of Indians
preserve
a reservation where animals are protected
kingdom
a country with a king as head of state
eparchy
a province in ancient Greece
American state
one of the 50 states of the United States
tax haven
a country or independent region where taxes are low
town
an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
European country, European nation
any one of the countries occupying the European continent
African country, African nation
any one of the countries occupying the African continent
Asian country, Asian nation
any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
South American country, South American nation
any one of the countries occupying the South American continent
North American country, North American nation
any country on the North American continent
Italian region
Italy is divided into 20 regions for administrative purposes
Canadian province
Canada is divided into 12 provinces for administrative purposes
Australian state
one of the several states constituting Australia
sultanate
country or territory ruled by a sultan
Soviet Socialist Republic
one of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)
Swiss canton
one of the cantons of Switzerland
Type of:
district, dominion, territorial dominion, territory
a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

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