A Word A Day : Domestic

Word of 17th June 2007: A Word A Day-Domestic


( Adjective )

Domestic (duh MES tik): having to do with the household or family; not foreign

A home that enjoys domestic tranquility is a happy home.

A maid is sometimes referred to as a domestic engineer or simply as a domestic.

To be domestic is to enjoy being at home or to be skillful at doing things around the house.

Domestic wine is wine from this country, as opposed to wine imported from, say, France.

The domestic steel industry is the steel industry in this country.

A country that enjoys domestic tranquility is a happy country.

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