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Definitions for domicile
ˈdɒm əˌsaɪl, -səl, ˈdoʊ mə-; -səldomi·cile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. domicile, legal residence(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?"

  2. dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house(verb)

    housing that someone is living in

    "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"

  3. reside, shack, domicile, domiciliate(verb)

    make one's home in a particular place or community

    "may parents reside in Florida"

Wiktionary

  1. domicile(Noun)

    A home or residence.

    The call to jury duty was sent to my legal domicile; too bad I was on vacation at the time.

    Etymology: From domicile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Domicile(noun)

    an abode or mansion; a place of permanent residence, either of an individual or a family

    Etymology: [L. domicilium; domus house + (prob.) root of celare to conceal: cf. F. domicile. See Dome, and Conceal.]

  2. Domicile(noun)

    a residence at a particular place accompanied with an intention to remain there for an unlimited time; a residence accepted as a final abode

    Etymology: [L. domicilium; domus house + (prob.) root of celare to conceal: cf. F. domicile. See Dome, and Conceal.]

  3. Domicile(verb)

    to establish in a fixed residence, or a residence that constitutes habitancy; to domiciliate

    Etymology: [L. domicilium; domus house + (prob.) root of celare to conceal: cf. F. domicile. See Dome, and Conceal.]

Freebase

  1. Domicile

    In law, domicile is the status or attribution of being a permanent resident in a particular jurisdiction. A person can remain domiciled in a jurisdiction even after they have left it, if they have maintained sufficient links with that jurisdiction or have not displayed an intention to leave permanently. A corporation’s place of domicile is equivalent to its place of incorporation. Traditionally many common law jurisdictions considered a person's domicile to be a determinative factor in the conflict of laws and would, for example, only recognize a divorce conducted in another jurisdiction if at least one of the parties were domiciled there at the time it was conducted.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Domicile

    dom′i-sil, n. a house: an abode: a man's legal place of residence.—v.t. to establish a fixed residence.—adjs. Dom′iciled; Domicil′iary, pertaining to the domicile.—v.t. Domicil′iāte, to establish in a permanent residence.—n. Domiciliā′tion.—Domiciliary visit, a visit, under authority, to a private house for the purpose of searching it. [Fr.,—L. domiciliumdomus, a house.]

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How to say domicile in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of domicile in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of domicile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of domicile in a Sentence

  1. Maxim Jacobs:

    New York-based Pfizer desperately needs a large acquisition and the resulting synergies to reinvigorate its tepid earnings growth rate, also Allergan would help New York-based Pfizer escape the uncompetitive U.S. corporate tax rate, which has led company after company to domicile away from its shores.

  2. Rand Paul:

    Just because Broadcom has changed their domicile to here doesn't mean we still shouldn't look at Broadcom.

  3. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P)- JAMERICAN- THE WORD APPLIES MOSTLY TO THOSE FROM JAMAICA WHO HAS BECOME DOMICILED IN AMERICA, AND HAVE TAKEN ON THE AMERICAN INFLUENCE WHETHER THEY ARE PERMANENT RESIDENTS OR CITIZENS. IT ALSO APPLIES TO AMERICANS WHO HAVE TAKEN ON JAMAICAN DOMICILE AND CITIZENSHIP. THOSE IN CANADA ARE CALLED-JA'CANS- THE CANS MEANING CANADA.

  4. Jeff Woodburn:

    College students are eligible to vote if they declare domicile here, but anybody who does that then has to comply with the laws of the state, if someone is domiciled in New Hampshire (and has a vehicle), then within 60 days, they need to obtain a driver’s license. I think we will find that within that 5,000, there will be many who did not comply with the law.

  5. Mark Wightman:

    These changes will certainly make things more complicated for wealth managers. (They) will have to factor in every high net worth client's residence and domicile.

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