The geographical area over which a government or governmental subdivision has power.
Territorial-jurisdiction Sentence Examples
The question of the origin of the territorial jurisdiction of the pope is treated under PAPACY.
in 1740 extended the summons to all abbots, provosts and others who held territorial jurisdiction.
The concession, however, gives no territorial jurisdiction.
No Brehon had any fixed territorial jurisdiction.
Diocesan organization as understood in countries under Roman Law being unknown, there was not that limitation of the number of bishops which territorial jurisdiction renders necessary, and consequently the number of bishops increased beyond all proportions.