Meaning of Dominican

Do•min•i•can

Pronunciation: (du-min'i-kun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to St. Dominic or the Dominicans.
—n.
  1. a member of one of the mendicant religious orders founded by St. Dominic; Black Friar.

Do•min•i•can

Pronunciation: (du-min'i-kun for 1, 3 dom&secu-nē'kun, du-min'i- for 2, 4), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Dominican Republic.
  2. of or pertaining to the Commonwealth of Dominica.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic.
  2. a native or inhabitant of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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