Definition: the geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state
Usage: American troops were stationed on Japanese soil
Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
Usage: the land had never been plowed; good agricultural soil
Definition: the state of being covered with unclean things
Definition: the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Definition: make soiled, filthy, or dirty
Usage: don't soil your clothes when you play outside!