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TLD - top-level domain

Short for top-level domain, and refers to the suffix attached to Internet domain names. There are a limited number of predefined suffixes, and each one represent a top-level domain. Current top-level domains include:

  • com- commercial businesses; this is the most common TLD
  • gov- U.S. government agencies
  • edu- Educational institutions such as universities
  • org- Organizations (mostly nonprofit)
  • mil- Military
  • net- Network organizations
  • ca- Canada
  • th - Thailand









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