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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.
ABS-CBN Corporation claimed the ratings lead nationwide for January while rival GMA Network continues to hold on to its bailiwicks in Urban Luzon and Mega Manila.
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.
Neither Nancy Binay, daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay, nor JV Ejercito, son of former President Joseph Estrada, topped the senatorial race in each of their presumed bailiwicks in the cities of Makati and San Juan, respectively, based on partial official results released Wednesday by the Commission on Elections.
In the 2016 elections, then LP standard-bearer Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II and most of his allies won in areas considered bailiwicks in Western Visayas, which includes the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental.