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noun as in domain


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“We try to think of ourselves as about a lot more than the birds, because really all nature is our bailiwick,” Alexander said.

As he traveled and collected he constantly sent back seed samples, hundreds of thousands of them in total, to the institutes and field stations under his bailiwick.

He does so, hands in his star and rides on, leaving his bailiwick in the condition his patrons wanted.

In 1429 the English occupied the bailiwick of Chaumont and garrisoned several fortresses in Bassigny.

Its tolerble late, if you happen to know it, and youre a little out of your own bailiwick, arent you?

Now these two bailiffs kept their bailiwick in peace many years, until they were said to be remiss in keeping the King's justice.

This guy, Lester, makes out a bond before we're within two days' drive of his bailiwick.

All relations between the two women had been severed irrevocably, each keeping to her own respective bailiwick.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bailiwick, such as: area, beat, diocese, district, jurisdiction, and neighborhood.

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