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[feef-duh m] /ˈfif dəm/

the estate or domain of a feudal lord.
Informal. anything, as an organization or real estate, owned or controlled by one dominant person or group.
(in feudal Europe) the property owned by a lord
an area over which a person or organization exerts authority or influence

1814, from fief + -dom.


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