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English definition of “Dominican”


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Dominican adjective (OF COUNTRY)

belonging to or relating to Dominica or the Dominican Republic, or their people

Dominican adjective (OF MONK)

belonging to or relating to the Christian religious group of Dominicans: Dominican friars a Dominican monastery


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Dominican noun [C] (NATIONALITY)

  /ˌdɒm.ɪˈniː.kən/    /ˌdɑː.mɪˈniː-/ a person from Dominica or the Dominican RepublicNationalities

Dominican noun [C] (MONK)

  /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/    /doʊ-/ a monk who belongs to a Christian religious group that was established by Saint DominicMonks and nuns
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