States And Territories


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A. = Adjective ADV. = Adverb IDM. = Idiom N. = Noun V. = Verb
  • to be classified V. to be put into a category, to be arranged in classes or groups
  • a district N. an area of land or political division used for official purposes
  • geographical A. relating to geography
  • geographically ADV. done in a way which is related to geography
  • New England N. a cultural region in the United States known for its small towns, traditional culture, countryside and colored leaves in autumn
  • a region N. a large area or part
  • self-governing A. independently run, not controlled from the outside
  • a state N. a smaller, partly self-governing division of certain countries
  • to stretch V. to spread out, extend
  • tied A. 1) connected with rope or string 2) connected (historically, politically, economically, etc.)
  • a territory (territories) N. an area of land ruled by a government
    • "Territory" often suggests that the area of land is not given full recognition or equal power in the political process.