dominium

[duh-min-ee-uh m]
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noun Law.

complete power to use, to enjoy, and to dispose of property at will.

Nearby words

  1. dominie,
  2. dominion,
  3. dominion day,
  4. dominions,
  5. dominique,
  6. domino,
  7. domino effect,
  8. domino paper,
  9. domino theory,
  10. dominoes

Origin of dominium

1815–25; < Latin, equivalent to domin(us) lord, master + -ium -ium

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British Dictionary definitions for dominium

dominium

rarely dominion

noun

property law the ownership or right to possession of property, esp realty

Word Origin for dominium

C19: from Latin: property, ownership; see dominion

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