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bailiwick

Law the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
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All provincial police chiefs had been directed to provide security for the containers in their respective bailiwicks, he said, adding that Rangers would do the job in Sindh and police and Frontier Constabulary would escort the trucks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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.