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domestic
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
the domestic market
Definition
relating to a home country

or (much more rarely,): relating to a geographic area that is smaller than a country
  • Business was excellent when Governor William Wyatt Bibb, with a view to promoting the newly created county's domestic tranquility, dispatched a team of surveyors to locate its exact center and there establish its seat of government.
    p. 173.9
domestic = relating to a local geographic area
There are no more uses of "domestic" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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2  —2 uses as in:
domestic happiness
Definition
relating to a home or family
  • And so they went, down the row of laughing women, around the diningroom, refilling coffee cups, dishing out goodies as though their only regret was the temporary domestic disaster of losing Calpurnia.
    p. 317.8
domestic = relating to a home or family
  • An oppressive odor met us when we crossed the threshold, an odor I had met many times in rain-rotted gray houses where there are coal-oil lamps, water dippers, and unbleached domestic sheets.
    p. 141.4
domestic = relating to a home or family
There are no more uses of "domestic" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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