Tribal, sectarian and territorial conflicts made it a constantly turbulent place, despite the hammer of Ottoman rule.
As a discipline, graffiti is fiercely competitive, territorial, and dominated by men.
He insisted that the U.S., which has a military alliance with Japan, was not taking sides in the territorial dispute.
1768, from Late Latin territorialis, from territorium (see territory). In reference to British regiments, from 1881. Territorial army "British home defense" is from 1908. Territorial waters is from 1841; territorial imperative "animal need to claim and defend territory" is from 1966.