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Definition: (acronym) - Départements d'outre-mer, Territoires d'outre-mer - French overseas departments and territories

Grâce à Aimé Césaire, la France a créé les DOM-TOM - Thanks to Aimé Césaire, France created its overseas departments and territories

Les citoyens des DOM sont des citoyens de la France - Citizens in the overseas departments are citizens of France

Alternate spelling: D.O.M.-T.O.M.

Learn more: DOM-TOM and other French-speaking countries

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Pronunciation: [duhm tuhm]Audio Link

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