Meaning of Dominican Republic

Domin'ican Repub'lic

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  1. a republic in the West Indies, occupying the E part of the island of Hispaniola. 4,835,000; 19,129 sq. mi. (49,545 sq. km). Cap.: Santo Domingo. Formerly,
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