dominium

noun
do·​min·​i·​um | \ dəˈminēəm \
plural -s

Definition of dominium

1 Roman law : absolute ownership of corporeal property by a person subject only to the power of the state and including the right to use and enjoy, the right to take profit therefrom, and the right of disposal
2 [Medieval Latin, from Latin] in medieval Europe & England
a : any of various property rights especially : ownership
b : political power (as through lordship, sovereignty, suzerainty)

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History and Etymology for dominium

Latin

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“Dominium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dominium. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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