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dom.

abbr.
1. dominant
2. dominion
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"In the holidays I'd give a hand irrespective of whether I was paid or not," says Dom.
"I was broke at the time and behind on the mortgage on my place in Somerset, while a lot of my mates from the Marines were stumbling too," said Dom.
Awra, who lives in Ketermaya, said he had water and electricity problems in his house but the authorities weren't helping because he was a Dom.
I never liked getting told off by Dom. Something inside me just clicked and I began to fight again."
All he could say was, "I hope so." Then Dorothy tapped the heals of her ruby slippers together and said three times, "There is no place like DOM." Later, Dorothy would telecommute from her Kansas farm as a premier Web developer, specializing in image transformations.
That day, walking home in the rain along the peaceful streets near the Dom, it occurred to me that in a small way I-as well as all the other folks around me who were walking instead of driving-had something in common with the artisans who long ago built the Dom.
"Coming out of the marines I found it hard to adjust, to find my place in the world - as, indeed, so many do," said Dom. "So I went on a voyage of discovery."