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A space that a person occupies, either ‘permanently’ (primary territory), regularly (secondary territory), or only rarely (tertiary territory)

territory

any area defended by an animal against members of the same species. During the breeding season breeding territories may be defended, but territoriality may occur outside the breeding season, for example in defending feeding territories. In breeding territories, the male usually defends the area against other males, and territoriality may last all, or only a part of, the breeding season. The term is not to be confused with HOME RANGE.
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With Steven Gerrard believed to regard the media responsibilities that go with the territory the way you or I would regard a horse we'd backed being stuck in the stalls, it's a toss-up between Rio and Terry.
He added: "This is not going to stop me climbing - polar bears go with the territory.
MUCH was made of the bust-up between both teams at half-time, but as far as I am concerned these things just go with the territory in Old Firm games.