Definition of Dom in English:

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Dom

Pronunciation: /dɒm/

noun

1A title prefixed to the names of some Roman Catholic dignitaries and Benedictine and Carthusian monks: Dom Bede Griffiths
More example sentences
  • The title of the volume comes from Dom Helda Camara, Archbishop of Recife, Brazil.
2 Portuguese form of don1 (sense 2).

Origin

From Latin dominus 'master'.

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