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Derived from Latin "domina", meaning "lady" or "woman of the house". Historically, it did mean "lady", but, as language changes, its meaning (since at least Mozart's time) is now predominantly "woman", from what I have seen.
gaelruadh19  4/12/2007
From Indo-European *dem- "house". (from The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots)
earthnut  6/2/2007

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