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Territorial division   /tˌɛrɪtˈɔriəl dɪvˈɪʒən/   Listen
Territorial division

A district defined for administrative purposes.  Synonyms: administrative district, administrative division.

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"Territorial division" Quotes from Famous Books

... the revolution, Cheux continued to be one of the principal domains of the abbot of St. Stephen. According to the territorial division of ancient France, it formed a part of what was termed the Election of Caen, and was included in the archdeaconry of Bayeux, and the deanery of Fontenay. The revolution, introducing a new arrangement, together with a new set of terms, has placed it in the arrondissement of ...
— Architectural Antiquities of Normandy • John Sell Cotman

... Skopje-Cair, Skopje-Karpos, Skopje-Kisela Voda, Skopje-Gazi Baba, Stip, Struga, Strumica, Sveti Nikole, Tetovo, Titov Veles, Valandovo, Vinica note: in September 1996, the Macedonian Parliament passed legislation changing the territorial division of the country; names of the 123 new municipalities are not ...
— The 1998 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... in Welsh Llanfair (yn) Muallt, i.e. St Mary's in Builth, took its name from the ancient territorial division of Buallt in which it is situated, which was, according to Nennius, an independent principality in the beginning of the 9th century, and later a cantrev, corresponding to the modern hundred of Builth. Towards the end of the 11th century, when the tide of Norman invasion swept upwards ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 - "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" • Various

... The line of territorial division between the Nascaupee and Mountaineer Indians' hunting grounds is pretty closely drawn. The divide north of Lake Michikamau is the southern and the George River the eastern boun- dary of the Nascaupee territory, and to the south and to the east of these boundaries, lie the hunting ...
— The Long Labrador Trail • Dillon Wallace

Words linked to "Territorial division" :   municipality, country, dominion, administrative district, prefecture, Upper Egypt, county, commune, district, borough, Lower Egypt, canton, province, county palatine, town, territorial dominion, land, state, shire, reserve, department, township, ward, territory, city, federal district, reservation, Khabarovsk, school district

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