Dominican definition, meaning - what is Dominican in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Dominican”

See all translations

Dominican

adjective

Dominican adjective (NATIONALITY)

/ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  us /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ belonging to or relating to Dominica or its people uk   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/  us   /doʊ-/ belonging to or relating to the Dominican Republic, or its people

Dominican adjective (OF MONK)

uk   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/  us   /doʊ-/ belonging to or relating to the Christian religious group of Dominicans: Dominican friars a Dominican monastery

Dominican

noun [C] uk   us  

Dominican noun [C] (NATIONALITY)

/ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  us /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ a person from Dominica uk   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/  us   /doʊ-/ /ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/  /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ a person from the Dominican Republic

Dominican noun [C] (MONK)

uk   /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/  us   /doʊ-/ a monk who belongs to a Christian religious group that was established by Saint Dominic
Translations of “Dominican”
in Chinese (Traditional) 宗教團體, 多明我會修道士…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宗教团体, 多明我会修道士…
(Definition of Dominican from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Dominican?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “Dominican”

Word of the Day

air force

the part of a country's military forces that uses aircraft and fights in the air

Word of the Day

Go ahead! (Phrasal verbs with ‘go’)

by Kate Woodford,
May 06, 2015
​​​ Every few weeks, we focus on phrasal verbs that are formed with a particular verb. This week, we’re looking at phrasal verbs that start with the verb ‘go’. As ever, we present a range of the most useful and common phrasal verbs. Some of the most common ‘go’ phrasal verbs are easy

Read More 

Evel abbreviation

May 04, 2015
English votes for English laws; the idea that only English (as opposed to Scottish, Welsh or Irish) MPs should be allowed to vote for laws that affect only England Yet these are the two principal constitutional proposals that have come from the Conservative party in its kneejerk response to Ukip’s English nationalism and

Read More