Meaning of Northern Territory in English:

Northern Territory

Pronunciation /ˌnɔːðən ˈtɛrətri/

proper noun

  • A state of north central Australia; population 219,818 (2008); capital, Darwin. The territory was annexed by the state of South Australia in 1863, and administered by the Commonwealth of Australia from 1911. It became a self-governing territory in 1978.