gov or .gov

the gov in .gov stands for government

(pronounced: dot-guv)

One of several top-level domains assigned to URLs owned by the U.S. federal government (for example, is the URL for the White House).

Other domains include .com, .edu, .net, .mil, .org, and a long list of country codes. For a list of new suffixes, read the domain name definition.

See also : country codes  DNS  domain name  
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