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Do·min·i·can1 / dəˈminikən/ • n. a member of the Roman Catholic order of preaching friars founded by St. Dominic, or of a religious order for women founded on similar principles. • adj. of or relating to St. Dominic or the Dominicans. Do·min·i·can2 • adj. of or relating to the Dominican Republic or its people. • n. a native or national of the Dominican Republic. Do·min·i·can3 • adj. of or relating to the island of Dominica or its people. • n. a native or national of the island of Dominica.

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Dominican

Dominican pert. to the Order of Friars Preachers (Black Friars). XVII. — medL. Dominicānus, f. Dominicus, L. form of the name of Domingo de Guzman (St. Dominic), c. 1170–1221, founder of an order of preaching friars; see -AN.

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