What does Dominican mean?

Definitions for Dominican
dəˈmɪn ɪ kən for 1,3 ; ˌdɒm əˈni kən, dəˈmɪn ɪ- for 2, 4Do·mini·can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preachernoun

    a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order

  2. Dominicanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic

  3. Dominicanadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people

    "the Dominican population"

  4. Dominicanadjective

    of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order

    "Dominican monks"

Wiktionary

  1. Dominicannoun

    A person from the Commonwealth of Dominica or of its descent.

  2. Dominicannoun

    A person from the Dominican Republic or of its descent.

  3. Dominicannoun

    A member of the religious order founded by St. Dominic.

  4. Dominicanadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Dominica, or its people.

  5. Dominicanadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to the Dominican Republic, or its people.

  6. Dominicanadjective

    Of or belonging to the Dominican religious order.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dominicanadjective

    of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him

    Etymology: [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.]

  2. Dominicannoun

    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

    Etymology: [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dominican

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dominican in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dominican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Dominican in a Sentence

  1. Chris Hercik:

    Everybody wants to know what it’s like to be on the Swimsuit photo shoot. It’s the question I get all the time, this year we are allowing everyone to be there in the Dominican Republic, with us and the models, to experience the Swimsuit issue in a completely immersive way.

  2. Will Ferrell:

    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.

  3. Mario Serrano:

    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.

  4. Al Avila:

    International growth – especially in Latin America – is a priority for many teams across the sport, and for me, personally, it means a great deal with my father, Ralph, having started the first baseball Academy in the Dominican Republic – Campos Las Palmas – and with his efforts starting the Dominican Summer League.

  5. Mireille Fanon Mendes-France:

    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.

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