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bailiwick

Law the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
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Understanding the key issues of the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Bailiwick of Guernsey and the Isle of Man is a crucial part of our work.
I, for one, have no doubt that the nanofication of American business is already well under way and that innumerable companies will soon begin attracting investors by assuring them that staggering nanotechnological breakthroughs in their corporate bailiwicks will soon occur.
The charity is part of the Shrievalty Association - throughout the UK Crimebeats are being set up in the High Sheriffs' bailiwicks.
With ballots from his known bailiwicks canvassed, vice presidential candidate Sen.