noun | \ ˈdä-mə-ˌsīl, ˈdō- \ | do·mi·cile
: the place where an individual has a fixed and permanent home for legal purposes — called also legal residence
: the place where an organization (as a corporation) is chartered or that is the organization's principal place of business — compare citizenship, residence
Note: The domicile of an individual or organization determines the proper jurisdiction and venue for legal process. The courts of a person's domicile have personal jurisdiction. For persons lacking capacity (as minors), domicile is often statutorily determined as the domicile of the guardian.
: to establish in or provide with a domicile an alien admitted to the United States for permanent residence shall be deemed a citizen of the State in which such alien is domiciled —U.S. Code any state in which a corporation is domiciled —L. H. Tribe