FAQ: The Document Object Model - What is the DOM?

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why we knew DOM as a language-agnostic structure? but we know it’s structure as well

There is some conflict in the given definitions of the DOM. The video given defines the DOM as an organization of the html content as objects in a tree like structure. While the article that follows the video says ’ The DOM is a logical tree-like Model that organizes a web page’s HTML Document as an Object.’
The definitions are slightly different because one is saying that it is multiple objects while the other says it’s a single object.
Which is correct?

Object contains properties. All properties are objects.
The document object is object of objects. It has html elements, properties and even events. They are organized into objects.