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[dom-uh-nee, doh-muh-] /ˈdɒm əˌni, ˈdoʊ mə-/
noun, Obsolete.
lord; master (used as a title of address).
Origin of domine
vocative of Latin dominus master, lord

domine, dirige nos

[doh-mi-ne, dee-ri-ge nohs; English dom-uh-nee, dir-uh-jee nohs] /ˈdoʊ mɪˌnɛ, ˈdi rɪˌgɛ ˈnoʊs; English ˈdɒm əˌni, ˈdɪr ə dʒi ˈnoʊs/
Master, guide us: motto of the city of London. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Simultaneously from the chancel came a great cry: "Libera nos, domine!"

    The Snare Rafael Sabatini
  • Finding we were not likely to be interrupted by the domine, Tom took the chair.

    The English Spy Bernard Blackmantle
  • domine Niewenhuyse being sick, there was no preaching yet to-day.

  • Filled with amazement, Peter exclaimed, "domine, quo vadis?"

    Italian Days and Ways

    Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • At length I croaked out, 'Vox faucibus hsit, domine—Vox faucibus hsit.

  • The fleeing apostle exclaimed in amazement, "domine, quo vadis?"

    A Year in Europe Walter W. Moore
  • Deus in adjutiorum meum intende: domine, ad adjuvandum me festina.

    The Serf Guy Thorne
  • A cast or copy of it is in the little church of 'domine, quo vadis?'

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • In this edition, and in that of 1795, it had the title "Libera Nos, domine."

  • The domine and Angus looked at the beautiful girl in utter amazement.

    Christine Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

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