Languages › French What Is "Les DOM-TOM"? Share Flipboard Email Print Fort Louis, Marigot, Saint Martin, West Indies, French Overseas Territory. Danita Delimont/Getty Images French Vocabulary Pronunciation & Conversation Grammar Resources For Teachers By ThoughtCo Updated March 31, 2019 Les DOM-TOM, pronounced "duhm-tuhm", is actually a French acronym, and it stands for Départements d'outre-mer, Territoires d'outre-mer, which are French overseas departments and territories. An alternate spelling is D.O.M.-T.O.M. These department and territories include: ClippertonFrench Southern and Antarctic Lands French PolynesiaFrench GuianaGuadeloupeMartinique Mayotte New Caledonia Saint-MartinSaint-BarthélemySaint Pierre and Miquelon Reunion island Wallis and Futuna Examples Grâce à Aimé Césaire, la France a créé les DOM-TOM / Thanks to Aimé Césaire, France created its overseas departments and territories.Les citoyens des DOM sont des citoyens de la France / Citizens in the overseas departments are citizens of France.