Definition of domus
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Orthography ID = 1004980
1.
LEM
domus, domūs
1 DOM-
noun (f., 4th declension)
  1. a house, dwelling-house, building, mansion, palace
  2. a home, dwelling, abode, residence
  3. [in general] a building, edifice, structure, abode
  4. a household, family, house
  5. [adverbial uses, locat.] domi, at home, in the house
  6. [acc] home, homewards, to the house
Abbreviations
domus gen. ūs or (older) ī, locat. domī, rarely domō, domuī

— dat. domuī or domō

— abl. domō, rarely domū

— plur nom. domūs

— gen. (rare) domōrum or domuum

— dat. and abl. domibus, f 1 DOM-, a house, dwelling-house, building, mansion, palace: Caesaris: te pater domu suā eiecit: theatrum coniunctum domui, Cs.: Ponendae domo area, H.: paries domui communis utrique, O.: tecta domorum, V.: ad praetoris domum ferre: in domos atque in tecta refugiebant, L.: ex illā domo emigrabat: in domo suā facere mysteria, N.

—A home, dwelling, abode, residence: una domus erat: cum Romae domus eius, uxor, liberi essent: adulescentiae prima: in privatā domo furtum.

— In gen., a building, edifice, structure, abode (poet.): labor ille domūs, the Labyrinth, V.: Ostia domūs, grotto, V.: aperite domos, caves (of the winds), O.: silex ... nidis domus opportuna, site, V.: animae novis domibus vivunt, i. e. bodies, O.

—A household, family, house: unast domus, T.: domus te nostra tota salutat: felix: in singulis domibus factiones, Cs.: multae lugubres domūs, L.: Tota domus duo sunt, O.: Stat fortuna domūs, V.: Cecropia, H.

— Adverbial uses, locat., domi, at home, in the house: Nuptias domi adparari, T.: includit se: manet: apud me ponere: Est mihi pater, V.: domi suae deversari: id domi tuae est: domi Caesaris deprehensus.

—Form domo (rare): domo se tenuit, N.

—Acc, home, homewards, to the house: Abi domum, T.: viros domum venisse: domum reditus erat eius modi: Ite domum saturae, V.: domum meam venire: nuntiat domum fili: cum omnes domos omnium concursent: ut suas quisque abirent domos, L.

—Abl, from home, out of the house: me in Capitolium domo ferre: exire domo meā.

— Fig., a native country, own city, home, abode: hic quaerite Troiam, Hic domus est vobis, V.: Hic domus, haec patria est, V.

—Of a school or sect: remigrare in domum veterem: plurimum domi atque in reliquā Galliā posse, Cs.: homo virtute domi suae princeps: belli domique, in war and peace, S.: domi militiaeque, at home and in the field: nullum factum aut militiae aut domi: imperia domum ad senatum renuntiare: (reditus) prius in Galliam quam domum: (Galli) ut domo Emigrent, Cs.: legatus domo missus: Qui genus? unde domo? V.: Domi habuit unde disceret, at hand, T.: id quidem domi est.
 
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