domicile or dom·i·cil [ dom- uh-sahyl, -s uh l, doh-m uh-] noun a place of residence; abode; house or home. . Law a permanent legal residence. verb (used with object), dom·i·ciled, dom·i·cil·ing. to establish in a domicile. Origin of domicile 1470–80;
perhaps equivalent to
combining form of
-ium -ium Related forms un·dom·i·ciled, adjective
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Related Words for domiciled reside
station Examples from the Web for domiciled Historical Examples of domiciled
The rest of the Episcopalians are in Leinster—round Dublin—where 140,000 are
Of course, they would all have to be
domiciled in the West Side.
And he and his accomplice had been for days and nights
domiciled with the Dictator!
Two months had gone by and the Hawkins family were
domiciled in Hawkeye.
In one of these Fred and Samson were
domiciled; there was no such thing as a hotel. British Dictionary definitions for domiciled domicile domicil ( ˈdɒmɪˌsɪl) noun a dwelling place a permanent legal residence British commerce the place where a bill of exchange is to be paid verb Also: domiciliate ( ˌdɒmɪˈsɪlɪˌeɪt) to establish or be established in a dwelling place Word Origin for domicile
C15: from Latin
domicilium, from domus house
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Word Origin and History for domiciled n.
mid-15c., from Middle French
domicile (14c.), from Latin domicilium, perhaps from domus "house" (see domestic) + colere "to dwell" (see colony). As a verb, it is first attested 1809. Related: Domiciled; domiciliary.
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