Definition of Domicile

1. Noun. (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time. "What's his legal residence?"

Exact synonyms: Legal Residence
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Abode, Residence
Derivative terms: Domiciliary



2. Verb. Make one's home in a particular place or community. "May parents reside in Florida"
Exact synonyms: Domiciliate, Reside, Shack
Specialized synonyms: Rusticate
Generic synonyms: Dwell, Inhabit, Live, Populate
Derivative terms: Residence, Residency, Resident, Resident, Shack

3. Noun. Housing that someone is living in. "They raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

Definition of Domicile

1. n. An abode or mansion; a place of permanent residence, either of an individual or a family.

2. v. t. To establish in a fixed residence, or a residence that constitutes habitancy; to domiciliate.

Definition of Domicile

1. Noun. (formal) A home or residence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Domicile

1. to establish in a residence [v -CILED, -CILING, -CILES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domicile

domesticise
domesticities
domesticity
domesticize
domestick
domestics
domestique
domett
dometts
domeykite
domeykites
domic
domical
domically
domicil
domicile (current term)
domiciled
domiciles
domiciliar
domiciliaries
domiciliars
domiciliary
domiciliate
domiciliated
domiciliates
domiciliating
domiciliation
domiciliations
domiciling
domicils

Literary usage of Domicile

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1. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"It is an open question whether, even after a judicial separation, a wife can acquire a domicile different from that of her husband (H). ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"The change of the ward's domicile from one place to another In the same state "does not expose him to be subjected to any change In the law governing him ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"As soon as these two conditions coexist, quasi-domicile is acquired and immediately ... It is this: the law does not deal witli domicile for its own sake, ..."

4. American Interstate Law by David Rorer (1879)
"alone constitute the domicile of the party, but it is the fact of residence ... l domicile Not Acquired by Coercion. domicile is not acquired by constraint. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"In such cases there is a greement that a man's legal character, so to speck, S determined by his domicile, rather than by his nationality or his residence ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler, Arthur Walker Blakemore (1921)
"It is said that a man having acquired a domicile of choice may abandon it without its being incumbent on him to acquire a new domicile of choice ;23 and ..."

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