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jurisdiction
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
the authority to make decisions or apply the law; or the territory subject to such authority
  • There are several little settlements within a day's walk, but I'm sorry to report they all fall under the jurisdiction of our same godless chief, Tata Ndu.
    Book 2 — Revelation (20% in)

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