What does Dominican mean?

Definitions for Dominicandəˈmɪn ɪ kən for 1,3 ; ˌdɒm əˈni kən, dəˈmɪn ɪ- for 2, 4

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Dominican.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher(noun)

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

  2. Dominican(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic

  3. Dominican(adj)

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

    "the Dominican population"

  4. Dominican(adj)

    of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order

    "Dominican monks"


  1. Dominican(Noun)

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

  2. Dominican(Noun)

    A person from the Dominican Republic or of its descent.

  3. Dominican(Noun)

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

  4. Dominican(Adjective)

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

  5. Dominican(Adjective)

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

  6. Dominican(Adjective)

    Of or belonging to the Dominican religious order.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dominican(adj)

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

  2. Dominican(noun)

    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

  3. Origin: [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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Keane Bhatt:

    This is not a criticism of the Dominican people.

  2. Pablito Felix Ramirez:

    I was born in the Dominican Republic and my mom died when I was 7. I never had a birth certificate.

  3. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    In all cases, the Dominican Republic should take measures adequate to prevent the risk of statelessness and the discriminatory confiscation of documents.

  4. Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova:

    The first infection with Zika has been recorded. This is a 36-year old Russian woman who was in the Dominican Republic and came back to the Russian Federation in February.

  5. Sean Newman:

    This is the reason why the Dominican Republic can come to market, they benefit hugely from this low oil price environment ... Fundamentals are (also) supportive, with growth in the 5% region this year.

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