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Main Entry: do·main
Pronunciation: domacr-primarystressmamacrn, dschwa-
Function: noun
Etymology: from early French demeine "land one owns," from Latin dominium "rule, ownership," from dominus "master, owner" --related to CONDOMINIUM, DOMINATE, DOMINION
1 : a territory over which control is exercised
2 : an area of influence, knowledge, or activity
3 : a small region of a magnetic substance that contains atoms all lined up in the same direction and behaving like a single tiny magnet
4 : the highest category in the scientific classification of living things ranking above the kingdom
5 : a main subdivision of the Internet

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