trust territory


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Synonyms for trust territory

a dependent country

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A trust territory is a dependent country administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations.
The Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau, all former components of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, are "freely associated states" of the United States, with US zip/postal codes and "Compacts of Free Association," which require them to be guided by the United States in their foreign relations.
Or is it a political designation applied to the former US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands?
Driving deeper into National Trust territory, the 186mph coup was nowhere near anything that resembled a race track to test out its top speed, but several short, straight road sections allowed a chance to sample the 550PS engine''s sprint time.
Under the terms of the Compacts of Free Association (the legal documents governing the relationships between the United States, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands), citizens of this former US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands are not subject to usual immigration requirements but may freely enter, reside, and work in the United States for as long as they wish.
Control passed to Japan in 1914 and then to the United States under UN auspices in 1947 as part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
I outlined the details of this 'Trust Territory of the Levant' in my earlier Article, Two-State Chimera, No-State Solution, of 24 May 2007.
September 17, 1991 - The Marshall Islands was part of the Trust Territory of Pacific Islands (administered by the United States) and gained independence as a former colony.
military, the United Nations created the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which included Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae.
Arizona Department of Economic Security, was appointed representative to Region Nine, which includes Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Guam, Trust Territory of the Pacifica Islands and American Samoa.
(j) "United States," when used in a geographic sense, means all areas under the territorial sovereignty of the United States and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
274(h)(3)(A) defines the term "North American area" as the U.S., its possessions, the territories formerly known as Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Canada and Mexico.
The Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands allows residents of the two former Trust Territory nations to freely move anywhere within the United States.
The United States acquired Micronesia as a trust territory in 1945 following its liberation from the Japanese.