of or relating to a domicile, or place of residence.

noun, plural dom·i·cil·i·ar·ies.

an institutional home for aged and disabled veterans who cannot care for themselves.

Origin of domiciliary

1780–90; < Latin domicili(um) domicile + -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for domiciliary

Historical Examples of domiciliary

  • I am a commissioner now, and they call this my domiciliary visit.

    The False Chevalier

    William Douw Lighthall

  • But you surely will not make a domiciliary visit to my house?

    The Doctor of Pimlico

    William Le Queux

  • His aunt should have a domiciliary visit, and see how she liked that.

    My Lady Ludlow

    Elizabeth Gaskell

  • On the 28th of August, the Assembly passed the law on domiciliary visits.

    The Countess of Charny

    Alexandre Dumas (pere)

  • You will remember that I warned you you would end your domiciliary visit with this room?

    The Freebooters

    Gustave Aimard

British Dictionary definitions for domiciliary



of, involving, or taking place in the home
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