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A group of computers and devices on a network that are administered as a unit with common rules and procedures. Within the Internet, domains are defined by the IP address. All devices sharing a common part of the IP address are said to be in the same domain.A domain is the main subdivision of Internet addresses, the last three letters after the final dot, and it tells you what kind of organization you are dealing with. There are six top-level domains widely used in the US: .com (commercial), .edu (educational), .net (network operations), .gov (US government), .mil (US military), and .org (organization). Other, 2-letter domains represent countries: .uk (the United Kingdom), .ca (Canada), .fr (France), .jp (Japan), and so on.