counter

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "domicile" [dom•i•cile]

  • A residence; a home. (noun)
  • One's legal residence. (noun)
  • To establish (oneself or another person) in a residence. (verb-transitive)
  • To provide with often temporary lodging. (verb-transitive)
  • To reside; dwell. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "domicile" in a sentence
  • "Now the ‘Evening Pulpit,’ in its endeavour to make the facts of this transaction known, had placed what it called the domicile of this company in Paris, whereas it was ascertained that its official head-quarters had in truth been placed at Vienna."
  • "Now the 'Evening Pulpit,' in its endeavour to make the facts of this transaction known, had placed what it called the domicile of this company in Paris, whereas it was ascertained that its official head-quarters had in truth been placed at Vienna."
  • "The traditional definition of domicile is simply physical presence with intent to stay."