domicile domicile

Definition(s):

  1. (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
  2. (n) housing that someone is living in
  3. (v) make one's home in a particular place or community

Usage(s):

  1. It is true that the legal domicile of a married woman is that of her husband; but when he made it an analogy with a married woman's legal name, he showed he did not know the facts.
  2. To enforce that rule, the new law says that a New Yorker retains his domicile unless he gives up his New York residence for 18 months.
  3. Once he shot a bear that wandered too close to the family domicile.

News

  • Sen. Shaheen's daughter I know the NH voting rules

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's 28-year-old daughter, Molly Shaheen, says she splits her time between New Hampshire and Los Angeles and considered New Hampshire her home and domicile when she voted in Madbury last year. The younger Shaheen received national attention earlier this week when reports about her lingerie business,
    on July 12, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. Mr McNulty told Channel 4 news: "We're very clear that with rights come responsibilities and I would think that given the serious and heinous nature of this crime, the individual has forfeited any right to domicile in the UK. And I think most people...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Tony McNulty Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Spencer said: "If the Conservatives are not elected and if Labour continue to increase taxes as they probably will then regrettably we would presumably have to reconsider moving domicile."
    on Dec 6, 2009 By: Michael Spencer Source: CITY A.M.

  3. "The offshore sector is the most important in terms of domicile, with almost 50 percent of these assets domiciled in the Caribbean. The Bahamas is the 7th most popular destination worldwide in terms of assets domiciled, and we boast hedge funds...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Hubert Ingraham Source: The Bahama Journal

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