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Why do nameservers have thier own names? [duplicate]

For example, lets say there is a hosting company, hostingcompany.com, with nameserver ns1.hostingcompany.com. When I type hostingcompany.com into my browser, my computer contacts a top level domain ...
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“Catchall” TLD or single-word Hostnames

I have the TLD zone .lcl set-up and everything works fine, except that the config: $TTL 3600 @ IN SOA lcl. root.lcl. ( 1 ; Serial ...
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Does it matter if the DNS server of a domain is on a different TLD?

Let's say I have the domain example.com using the name servers dns1.example.co.uk and dns2.example.co.uk. If I've understood it correctly, this means additional lookups since the .com doesn't contain ...
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Setup BIND to transfer the zone file for every Second Level domain for a gTLD?

Is it possible to have BIND transfer all the second level domains for a single TLD to my local machine? (I'm fully aware that this would be a massive data set) Also, how do I track changes on a daily ...
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Why isn't the root domain also a name server?

I was trying to understand the inner workings of DNS. To clarify things, when I say the root domain I mean the root domain without a name. So when I type http://www.example.info, it will check the ...