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domesticity the state of being accustomed to domestic life. [2 definitions]
domestic relations court in some U.S. states, a court with jurisdiction limited to matters involving a family or household, esp. disputes involving the custody, support, and welfare of children; family court.
domestic science see home economics.
domical of or resembling a dome. [2 definitions]
domicile (formal) a place of residence; home. [2 definitions]
dominance the state of being dominant. [2 definitions]
dominant most in control; ruling; leading. [4 definitions]
dominate to control or govern by the use of power or influence; rule. [5 definitions]
domination the act of dominating. [2 definitions]
dominatrix a prostitute who punishes and humiliates her customers at their request.
domineer to rule or exercise power in an arrogant or arbitrary manner; tyrannize. [3 definitions]
domineering overbearing, despotic, or tyrannical.
Dominica an island country in the West Indies.
Dominican of or relating to St. Dominic or the Dominican friars. [6 definitions]
Dominican Republic a country that occupies the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola in the West Indies. (Cf. Haiti.)
dominion the power or authority to govern or control; sovereignty. [3 definitions]
Dominion Day see Canada Day.
dominium in law, the ownership, control, and disposition of property, esp. of land.
domino1 one of a set of small, flat, rectangular game pieces, the faces of which bear different numbers of dots. [2 definitions]
domino2 a long, loose cloak or robe with a hood, worn by clergymen or, often with an eye mask, by masqueraders. [3 definitions]
domino theory a theory that if one event occurs, such as the fall of one country under Communist control, a chain of related events will be triggered thereby, such as the fall of neighboring countries.