com or .com

the com in .com means commercial

(pronounced: dot-com)

One of several top-level domains assigned to URLs that are of a commercial nature (for example, Other domain suffixes include .ac, .co, .mil, .gov, .net, .org, and a long list of country codes.

For a list of new domain name suffixes, read the domain name definition. FYI: As of early 2007, there were about 62 million ".com" names in use ;-) Internet trivia!

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