dome n

L. dom-us, house, home; It. duomo, house of God.

  1. Cupola; spherical roof; ornate rounded ceiling; [fig.] sky; firmament; infinite expanse of the heavens.
  2. Chapel; cathedral; chancel; sanctuary; choir loft; church building; place for divine worship.
  3. Pate; poll; crown; top of the head.
  4. Home; abode; domicile; shelter; [fig.] cocoon.