territorialist

territorialism

[ter-i-tawr-ee-uh-liz-uhm, -tohr-]
noun
1.
a principle or system that gives predominance to the landed classes.
2.
Also called territorial system. a theory of church policy according to which the supreme ecclesiastical authority is vested in the civil power.

Origin:
1870–75; territorial + -ism

territorialist, noun
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territorialism (ˌtɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  a social system under which the predominant force in the state is the landed class
2.  a former Protestant theory that the civil government has the right to determine the religious beliefs of the subjects of a state
 
terri'torialist
 
n

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