top-level domain

[ top-lev-uhl doh-meyn ]

noun
  1. Computers. a domain at the highest level in the taxonomy of domain names on the internet, representing the type of entity holding the domain name, the country where it is based, or any of various domains used for other purposes. Common examples are edu, com, and org.Abbreviation: TLD

Origin of top-level domain

1
First recorded in 1980–85

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