Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher(noun)
a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic
of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people
"the Dominican population"
of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order
A person from the Commonwealth of Dominica or of its descent.
A person from the Dominican Republic or of its descent.
A member of the religious order founded by St. Dominic.
Of, from, or pertaining to Dominica, or its people.
Of, from, or pertaining to the Dominican Republic, or its people.
Of or belonging to the Dominican religious order.
of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him
one of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The Master of the Sacred Palace at Rome is always a Dominican friar. The Dominicans are called also preaching friars, friars preachers, black friars (from their black cloak), brothers of St. Mary, and in France, Jacobins
Origin: [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
do-min′i-kan, adj. belonging to St Dominic or to the Dominicans.—n. a friar or monk of the order of St Dominic—Fratres Predicatores, founded in 1215—the Black Friars, from their black mantle.
The numerical value of Dominican in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Dominican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is not a criticism of the Dominican people.
The Dominican Republic does not recognize the existence of a structural problem of racism and xenophobia, but it must address these issues as a matter of priority so the country can live free from tension and fear.
They don't have access to the same rights because they are being treated like immigrants in their own country, in truth, they have not immigrated from anywhere. Many of them have never been outside of the Dominican Republic.
They say there's nothing more American than grabbing a hot dog, heading to the ballpark, and watching nine guys from the Dominican Republic, ... But you know what, today I learned that was wrong. They had eight Dominicans, and one guy from Irvine, California.
My ups and downs have been -- it's just part of the game, i've pitched some good games, as well. ... And all I'm focused on is trying to go out and help this team win. Daniel Volquez mourns father When Daniel Volquez slipped into the clubhouse after being taken out of Game 1 Daniel Volquez was greeted by Daniel Volquez wife, kids, brother and Royals General Manager Dayton Moore. They took Daniel Volquez into the manager's office and closed the door. Daniel Volquez father, the man who prodded him to take up baseball, was dead. Daniel Volquez, 63, died in the Dominican Republic from complications of a heart condition, MLB.com reported. The pitcher and his family flew to the Dominican for the funeral, but Daniel Volquez told The Royals Manager Ned Yost that Daniel Volquez would see the team in New York. Royals Manager Ned Yost said Royals Manager Ned Yost fully expects to see Volquez on the mound in Game 5, which would be Sunday, if necessary. Sleep ? O-ver-ra-ted !
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