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  Definition of domicile
  1. housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
  2. (law) the residence where 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 and only one domicile at a time; "what''s his legal residence?"
  3. make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
Similar Words: dwelling, home, abode, habitation, dwelling house, legal residence, dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domiciliate

 

See Also: live in, sleep in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: cliff dwelling, condominium, condo, fixer-upper, hearth, fireside, hermitage, homestead, house, lake dwelling, pile dwelling, lodge, indian lodge, messuage, semi-detached house, vacation home, yurt, neighbor, neighbour, rusticate, occupy, reside, lodge in, overpopulate, cohabit, shack up, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent, board, room

 

Derivational Morphology: home, dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domiciliate, population, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, citizenry, inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, liver, resident, occupant, occupier, residency, residence, abidance, hovel, hut, hutch, shanty, dwelling, abode, dwelling house

 

 
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