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1 : the status of being a citizen
2 : the quality of an individual's behavior as a citizen
3 : domicile used esp. in federal diversity cases see also diversity jurisdiction at jurisdiction
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.