fiefdom

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the domain controlled by a feudal lord

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an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group

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Political accommodation is illustrated in the voting patterns, which, the author notes, revealed "a less resistant, more divided population." In large measure, Islam appears to have been a mediating factor, promoting a "unified political consciousness and class unity." Thus, demands for "independence" failed, and the Ilorin district heads and fiefholders "continued to exercise domination over their rural population" (189-190).