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demesne

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1 a part or portion having no fixed boundaries
  • the vast and frozen demesne of the northern tundra

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2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • the view that the issue is not in the demesne of the courts and is something that should be decided by the state legislature

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3 the area around and belonging to a building
  • the mansion's huge demesne covers more than 100 acres

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“Demesne.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demesne. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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