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Domett

[dom-it] /ˈdɒm ɪt/
noun
1.
Alfred, 1811–87, British government official and poet: prime minister of New Zealand 1862.
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  • In 1862 Mr. Domett was called upon to form a Government, which he did.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • A long chapter of vexations is humorously described by Domett, who concludes his letter with this tribute to the play.

    The Brownings

    Lilian Whiting
  • Mr. Domett afterwards spent two years in Italy, Switzerland, and other continental countries.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • Mr. Domett suddenly disappeared from London life in the manner described in the poem.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
British Dictionary definitions for Domett

Domett

/ˈdɒmɪt/
noun
1.
Alfred. 1811–87, New Zealand poet, colonial administrator, and statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1862–63)
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