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domicile

(dŏm`əsīl'), one's legal residence. This may or may not be the place where one actually resides at any one time. The domicile is the permanent home to which one is presumed to have the intention of returning whenever the purpose for which one is absent has been accomplished. One may simultaneously have a temporary lodging for a short time at one place, a more permanent abode called a residence at another, and a domicile at still another place. Usually the domicile of the husband and father determines that of wife and children. Determining domicile is important in defining the legal status of a person and the nationality of a public corporation (a legal person) under international law.

Domicile

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

In traditional astrology, a planet placed in the sign that it rules was said to be in domicile, a word derived from the Latin for home. Thus, a planet in domicile (e.g., Mercury in Gemini, Mars in Aries, etc.) is “at home,” a location that allows the planet to express its nature freely. A planet in domicile is in the sign of its dignity, and an alternative term for domicile is domal dignity. The term domicile is infrequently used in modern astrology; when it is, it is often used in a more general sense to denote location, as when someone says that a certain planet is “domiciled” in a particular house.

domicile

, domicil Formal
1. a permanent legal residence
2. Commerce Brit the place where a bill of exchange is to be paid
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In connection with the proposed change in domicile and related Merger, Nielsen Holdings Limited has filed with the SEC a registration statement on Form S-4 that included a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus for the Company's 2015 annual meeting of shareholders, and each of the Company and Nielsen Holdings Limited may be filing with the SEC other documents that contain other relevant materials in connection with the proposed change in domicile of the Company.
Once domicile is established in a place, that legal home continues until it is supplanted by a new domicile.
A drawback for selecting an offshore domicile can be the political and economic instability of certain offshore jurisdictions as well as the unpopularity that has been generated in the press and in Congress for offshore captives.
They also urged the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Political Agent to issue order for launching a probe against the tribal elders and officials of the administration who had responsible for providing support in preparing of illegal agency domicile to the non residents.
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captive domicile followed by Utah (239), Hawaii (172), South Carolina (159) and the District of Columbia (157).
Residence without the requisite retention to remain indefinitely," on the other hand, "will not suffice to constitute domicile, nor will intention to change domicile effect such a change unless accompanied by actual removal" (Regs.