Definitions

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  • n. The act of domiciliating.
  • n. permanent residence

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of domiciliating; permanent residence; inhabitancy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being domiciliated; inhabitancy.
  • n. The act of taming or rendering domestic; the state of being tamed or domesticated: as, the domiciliation of wild fowls.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. temporary living quarters

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Examples

  • I had begun to take some taste for reading; and a domiciliation in the country must remove me from the use of books, excepting the small subscription library, in which the very book which you want is uniformly sure to be engaged.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • Hence we may conclude that, in the Intellectual-Principle Itself, there is complete identity of Knower and Known, and this not by way of domiciliation, as in the case of even the highest soul, but by Essence, by the fact that, there, no distinction exists between Being and Knowing; we cannot stop at a principle containing separate parts; there must always be a yet higher, a principle above all such diversity.

    The Six Enneads.

  • The domiciliation of wealthy foreigners, and the introduction of foreign customs and foreign culture, have gradually modified the style of architecture, both public and domestic, and modern Buenos Aires is adorned with many costly and attractive public edifices and residences.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • Henchard had frequently met this man about the streets, observed that his clothing spoke of neediness, heard that he lived in Mixen Lane -- a back slum of the town, the pis aller of Casterbridge domiciliation -- itself almost a proof that a man had reached a stage when he would not stick at trifles.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Moreover, she had grown up under Newson's paternal care; and even had Henchard been her father in nature, this father in early domiciliation might almost have carried the point against him, when the incidents of her parting with Henchard had a little worn off.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Lane -- a back slum of the town, the pis aller of Casterbridge domiciliation -- itself almost a proof that a man had reached a stage when he would not stick at trifles.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Henchard been her father in nature, this father in early domiciliation might almost have carried the point against him, when the incidents of her parting with Henchard had a little worn off.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • York; and she heaped him with questions concerning the domiciliation of the family in that city.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • "We will go in and look at it, anyway," said his wife; and he admired how, when she was once within, she began provisionally to settle the family in each of the several floors with the female instinct for domiciliation which never failed her.

    A Hazard of New Fortunes — Volume 1

  • She took courage from Fulkerson's suggestion that it was possible for Tom to come to Harvard even from New York; and she heaped him with questions concerning the domiciliation of the family in that city.

    A Hazard of New Fortunes — Volume 1

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