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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group; The domain controlled by a feudal lord.

Usage examples (37)
  • Mayor Daley thinks that his fiefdom is exempt from the Founding documents.
  • His fiefdom was the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, hers the Virginia medical examiner's system.
  • Brown's attitude is typical of this, and I live in his "fiefdom"!
  • Scotland is what Germans call Amigoland the kind of fiefdom the CSU has made Bavaria by hook and by crook for more
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