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domine

[dom-uh-nee, doh-muh-] /ˈdɒm əˌni, ˈdoʊ mə-/
noun, Obsolete
1.
lord; master (used as a title of address).
Origin of domine
vocative of Latin dominus master, lord

domine, dirige nos

[doh-mi-ne, dee-ri-ge nohs; English dom-uh-nee, dir-uh-jee nohs] /ˈdoʊ mɪˌnɛ, ˈdi rɪˌgɛ ˈnoʊs; English ˈdɒm əˌni, ˈdɪr ə dʒi ˈnoʊs/
Latin.
1.
Master, guide us: motto of the city of London.
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  • When the domine came, he treated Roberta very like a daughter, but he would not hear her tale of woe over again.

    Christine Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Simultaneously from the chancel came a great cry: "Libera nos, domine!"

    The Snare Rafael Sabatini
  • The domine had selected this date, possibly because he wished to prevent its usual superstitious observance.

    Christine Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • domine Niewenhuyse being sick, there was no preaching yet to-day.

  • But, domine spectabilis, I must humbly implore you to consider that this is the council-house!

    The Village Notary Jzsef Etvs
  • At length I croaked out, 'Vox faucibus hsit, domine—Vox faucibus hsit.

  • "I do not understand you, domine," ventured Antiochus, turning pale.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • The fleeing apostle exclaimed in amazement, "domine, quo vadis?"

    A Year in Europe Walter W. Moore
  • "Non nobis, domine," he said, for a priest had once had the training of him.

    The Path of the King John Buchan
  • In this edition, and in that of 1795, it had the title "Libera Nos, domine."

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