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territoriality

Pronunciation: ter'i-to're-al'i-te

Definition:

  1. The tendency of individuals or groups to defend a particular domain or sphere of interest or influence.
  2. The tendency of an individual animal to define a finite space as its own habitat from which it will fight off trespassing animals of its own species.
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