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feodum

a Latin version of the Old French FEE.
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He said that Sindh is not a fiefdom of anyone and it not a sugar mill of Anwar Majeed so that they ban entry of opponents.
His presidency has ensured the state remained the fiefdom of the unions and union rule is a strong as ever.
The Libyan eastern city of Derna has been the fiefdom of small radical Islamist groups since the fall in 2011 of the Mouammar Kaddafi regime.
The Anti-Coup Alliance called Thursday for a week of pro-Morsi protests under the banner "The Generals Think It's a Fiefdom" just days after the Presidential Election Committee announced former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi won a landslide victory in Egypt's second presidential elections in as many years.
Shrewsbury has a long history of an elitist element regarding the town as their own personal fiefdom -- now more than ever with the yearlong whining about looming fiscal disasters from the above-mentioned crowd.
The transformation took a notorious turn when it became the crime capital of Gujarat -- the fiefdom of mafia leader Sarman Munja and then his wife Santokben Jadeja.
Prosecutor Rosina Cottage QC told the jury that the PR consultant treated his office as his own "sexual fiefdom" and "playground", taking "what he wanted when he wanted".
Surely this has been the state of things for many centuries, particularly following the Glyndwr revolt, when stringent anti-Welsh laws were either strengthened or introduced - albeit in recent times the country has been a bit of an independent Labour fiefdom.
For anyone of my vintage his was the All-Seeing Eye and Cardiff his personal fiefdom.
Lib Dem MP John Hemming said: "The question about Fred Goodwin's management of RBS is whether it was managed in stakeholders' interests or run as a personal fiefdom."
ISLAMABAD, December 02, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Former PM Benazir Bhuttos trusted companions senator Safdar Abbasi and Naheed Khan have said President Asif Ali Zardari is non serious in probing the investigation of Benazir Bhuttos murder and he wants to make the party his personal fiefdom .