cover the territory

cover the territory

 
1. Lit. to travel or deal with a specific large area. The sales manager was responsible for all of the eastern states and personally covered the territory twice each year.
2. Fig. to deal with all matters relating to a specific topic. That lecture really covered the territory in only an hour.
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will cover the territory from North Dakota to Texas and east to the Atlantic.
The following crime statistic cover the territory under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, including the Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
He will cover the territory of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Today, the UWC cellular communications services cover the territory where around 70 percent of the population of the Sverdlovsk Region lives.
The joint venture will immediately cover the territory of the Dominican Republic and next year to other islands located in the Caribbean.
She will cover the territory of Orange County, San Diego County and Palm Desert.