Dominica: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dom"u-nē'ku, du-min'i-ku), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
  2. an independent republic comprising this island: a former British colony; gained independence 1978. 78,000; 290 sq. mi. (751 sq. km). Cap.: Roseau.
  3. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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