honorific title used in Iberia, the Hispanic world, Lusophone countries and Italy
Don (Spanish: [don]; Italian: [dɔn]; Portuguese: Dom [dõ], from Latin dominus), abbreviated as D., is an honorific prefix used in Spain and the former Spanish Empire, Croatia, Italy, and Portugal and its former colonies.
Don, and dom, is came from the Latin Dominus: the most important member of a household, a title used during the Roman Republic in classical antiquity.
- ↑ de León Pinelo, Antonio Rodríguez & de Solórzano Pereira, Juan [in Spanish], eds. (1680). Recopilación de Leyes de los Reynos de las Indias (in Spanish). Vol. Libro Sexto. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2011-05-27. Retrieved 2022-03-03.