Definitions for DOMdɒm; for 2 also Port. dɔ̃
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A male dominator (in sadomasochistic sexual practices); feminine domme
Origin: From Proto-Germanic *dōmi, first-person singular of dōnan, from dhē-. Akin to Old High German tuom "I do", Old English eom "I am". More at do, am.
a title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and some monastic orders. See Don, and Dan
in Portugal and Brazil, the title given to a member of the higher classes
Origin: [Pg. See Don.]
The Dom is a mountain in the Pennine Alps above Saas Fee in the canton of Valais. With its 4,545 m summit it is the third highest peak in the Alps and the second highest in Switzerland. The Dom is the summit of the Mischabel range, the highest massif lying entirely in Switzerland. Although Dom is a German cognate for 'dome', it can also mean 'cathedral' and the mountain is named after Canon Berchtold of Sitten cathedral, the first person to survey the vicinity. The former name Mischabel comes from an ancient German dialect term for pitchfork, as the highest peaks of the massif stand close to each other.
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