fiefdom

[feef-duhm]
noun
1.
the estate or domain of a feudal lord.
2.
Informal. anything, as an organization or real estate, owned or controlled by one dominant person or group.

Origin:
1805–15; fief + -dom

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fiefdom (ˈfiːfdəm)
 
n
1.  (in feudal Europe) the property owned by a lord
2.  an area over which a person or organization exerts authority or influence

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fiefdom
1814, from fief + -dom.
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Example sentences
The barriers from one fiefdom to the next are fluid and invisible to anyone who doesn't know better.
Giving him the unique elevation that allows him the power to pontificate on matters of little consequence to his fiefdom.
Because every railroad is its own fiefdom and they don't want to play together.
They allocated budget, and chartered a department and a new little fiefdom of transportation security was born.
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