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domicile

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noun do·mi·cile \ˈdä-mə-ˌsī(-ə)l, ˈdō-; ˈdä-mə-sil\

Simple Definition of domicile

  • law : the place where you live : your home

Full Definition of domicile

  1. 1 :  a dwelling place :  place of residence :  home

  2. 2 a :  a person's fixed, permanent, and principal home for legal purposes b :  residence 2b

Examples of domicile

  1. You will need to report your change of domicile to your insurance company.

  2. Students must establish a domicile in the state to be eligible for reduced tuition.



Variants of domicile

also dom·i·cil play \ˈdäm-ə-səl\

Origin of domicile

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin domicilium, from domus


First Known Use: 15th century


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domicile

verb do·mi·cile

Definition of domicile

domicileddomicil·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to establish in or provide with a domicile



Examples of domicile

  1. <the university domiciles students in a variety of buildings in and around its urban campus>



1809

First Known Use of domicile

1809



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