Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Sp. In Spanish law. A term corresponding to and derived from the Latin dominium, (q. v.) Dominio alto, eminent domain; dominio directo, immediate ownership; dominio utile, beneficial ownership. Hart v. Burnett, 15 Cal. 556.