Domett

[ dom-it ]
/ ˈdɒm ɪt /

noun

Alfred,1811–87, British government official and poet: prime minister of New Zealand 1862.

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Example sentences from the Web for domett

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

  • Mr. Domett suddenly disappeared from London life in the manner described in the poem.

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

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  • In 1862 Mr. Domett was called upon to form a Government, which he did.

British Dictionary definitions for domett

Domett
/ (ˈdɒmɪt) /

noun

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