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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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bailiwick
Definition:
The district over which a sheriff has jurisdiction; it signifies also the same as county, the sheriff's bailiwick extending over the county.

Synonyms:

noun
arena
amphitheater, area, arena, auditorium, battlefield, beat, campus, circle, circuit, circus, colosseum, courtyard, domain, dominion, enclosure, field, gallery, ground, gymnasium, hall, hippodrome, locale, pen, precinct, province, realm, region, ring, room, setting, stage, theater, turf, battle-ground.
authority
jurisdiction.
bailiwick
branch of knowledge, discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field.
department
slot, realms.
domain
area, beat, diocese, district, jurisdiction, neighborhood, province, realm, territory.
location
bailiwick.
region
borough, canton, city, colony, commonweal, country, county, district, division, duchy, dukedom, earldom, empire, kingdom, locality, lot, municipality, nation, neighborhood, parcel, place, plot, quarter, riding, sector, shire, state, territory, town, tract, zone.
sphere of influence
sphere of influence, mandated territory.
Examples of usage:
  1. Some time when I'm over in your bailiwick, I want to look you up and get a little advice if you won't mind giving it to me. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  2. It was therefore with the shock of almost complete surprise that he entered his proper bailiwick to find Bernard Graves's opposition regarded seriously. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  3. There is only one man in this bailiwick who can take the whip to a fellow like Tom Gryson. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  4. The town, until recently an old " Bailiwick," is on a hill, with central market place, town hall and corn exchange. – Hertfordshire by Herbert W Tompkins
  5. To mark our esteem, the authorities of the Bailiwick, at the head of the whole population, ought to crowd around him at his return and proffer their congratulations. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross

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