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dom·i·cile / ˈdäməˌsīl; ˈdō-; ˈdäməsəl/ (also dom·i·cil / ˈdäməsəl/ ) • n. formal or Law the country that a person treats as their permanent home, or lives in and has a substantial connection with: his wife has a domicile of origin in Germany. ∎  a person's residence or home: the builder I've hired to renovate my new domicile. ∎  the place at which a company or other body is registered, esp. for tax purposes. • v. (be domiciled) formal or Law treat a specified country as a permanent home: the tenant is domiciled in the U.S. ∎  reside; be based: he was domiciled in a frame house on the outskirts of town.

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domicile (dŏm´əsīl´), one's legal residence. This may or may not be the place where one actually resides at any one time. The domicile is the permanent home to which one is presumed to have the intention of returning whenever the purpose for which one is absent has been accomplished. One may simultaneously have a temporary lodging for a short time at one place, a more permanent abode called a residence at another, and a domicile at still another place. Usually the domicile of the husband and father determines that of wife and children. Determining domicile is important in defining the legal status of a person and the nationality of a public corporation (a legal person) under international law.

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domicile XV. — (O)F. — L. domicilium, f. domus house (see prec.).
Hence domiciliary XVIII.

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