territoriality: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ter"i-tôr"ē-al'i-tē, -tōr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. territorial quality, condition, or status.
  2. the behavior of an animal in defining and defending its territory.
  3. attachment to or protection of a territory or domain.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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