Definition of domicile noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɒmɪsaɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːmɪsaɪl//
, NAmE//ˈdoʊmɪsaɪl//
(formal or law)
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the place where somebody lives, especially when it is stated for official or legal purposes The place of domicile must be listed on the travel expense report. Your wife will be unable to acquire a domicile in Britain until she takes up residence there. Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from Latin domicilium ‘dwelling’, from domus ‘home’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: domicile