Etymology
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domicile (n.)

mid-15c., "place of residence of a person or family," from Old French domicile (14c.) and directly from Latin domicilium, perhaps from domus "house" (from PIE root *dem- "house, household") + colere "to dwell" (see colony). In law, specifically, "that residence from which there is no intention to remove, or a general intention to return" (mid-18c.).

As a verb, "to establish in a fixed residence," it is attested by 1762 (implied in domiciled). Related: Domiciliary.

updated on September 27, 2018

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Definitions of domicile from WordNet
1
domicile (n.)
(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;
Synonyms: legal residence
domicile (n.)
housing that someone is living in;
Synonyms: dwelling / home / abode / habitation / dwelling house
2
domicile (v.)
make one's home in a particular place or community;
Synonyms: reside / shack / domiciliate
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.