- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||the domain of a lord under the system of feudalism.
||a department, area, or organization in which one is the dominating force.
Before becoming mayor, the police department had been his fiefdom.
The word fiefdom
contains the following part:
that means domain of; state of being
More about this word part:
The suffix -dom
attaches to primarily Old English adjectives and nouns.