- joint sovereignty over a territory by several states.
- the territory itself.
Examples from the Web for condominium
I also had the honour of making the acquaintance of the British judge and of most of the Condominium officials.
The most important point at starting was thought to be to get rid of the 'Condominium.'The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.|John Lothrop Motley
Vila is merely the administration centre, and consists of nothing but a few stores and the houses of the Condominium officials.
British Dictionary definitions for condominium
noun plural -ums
- an apartment building in which each apartment is individually wholly owned and the common areas are jointly owned
- the title under which an apartment in such a building is owned
Word Origin for condominium
Word Origin and History for condominium
c.1714, "joint rule or sovereignty," from Modern Latin condominium "joint sovereignty," apparently coined in German c.1700 from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + dominum "right of ownership" (see domain). A word in politics and international law until sense of "privately owned apartment" arose in American English 1962 as a special use of the legal term.