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PRONUNCIATION: (ek-struh-ter-i-tor-ee-AL-i-tee)
MEANING: noun:
1. Exemption from the jurisdiction of local law, for example, as for diplomats.
2. The applicability of a state's laws outside its territory.
From Latin extra- (outside) + territorium (land around a town), from terra (land). Earliest documented use: 1836.
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rextraterritoriality - the right of a King to rule whatever land he can coerce or conquer