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Dominican
Dominican Do*min"i*can, a. [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.] Of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him. Dominican nuns, an order of nuns founded by St. Dominic, and chiefly employed in teaching. Dominican tertiaries (the third order of St. Dominic). See Tertiary.
Dominican
Dominican Do*min"i*can, n. (Eccl. Hist.) 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.
Dominican nuns
Dominican Do*min"i*can, a. [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.] Of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him. Dominican nuns, an order of nuns founded by St. Dominic, and chiefly employed in teaching. Dominican tertiaries (the third order of St. Dominic). See Tertiary.
Dominican tertiaries
Dominican Do*min"i*can, a. [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.] Of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him. Dominican nuns, an order of nuns founded by St. Dominic, and chiefly employed in teaching. Dominican tertiaries (the third order of St. Dominic). See Tertiary.
Dominicide
Dominicide Do*min"i*cide, n. [L. dominus master + caedere to cut down, kill.] 1. The act of killing a master. 2. One who kills his master.

Meaning of Dominic from wikipedia

- Dominic is a name common among Roman Catholics and other Latin-Romans as a boys name. Originally from the late Roman-Italic name "Dominicus", its translation...
- Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West (born 15 October 1969) is an English actor, director, and musician. He is best known for playing Jimmy McNulty in...
- Dominic Edward Cooper (born 2 June 1978) is an English actor. He has worked in television, film, theatre, and radio, including Mamma Mia! and its sequel...
- Dominic Mckenzie ****mings (born 25 November 1971) is a senior British political strategist and adviser. From 2007 to 2014, he was a Special Adviser to...
- Saint Dominic (Spanish: Santo Domingo), also known as Dominic of Osma and Dominic of Caleruega, often called Dominic de Guzmán and Domingo Félix de Guzmán...
- Catholic religious order founded by the Spanish priest Dominic of Caleruega (also called Dominic de Guzmán) in France, approved by Pope Innocent III via...
- Dominic Charles Roberts Grieve QC PC (born 24 May 1956) is a British politician and barrister. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Beaconsfield...
- Dominic Bernard Patrick Luke Monaghan (/ˈdɒmɪnɪk ˈmɒnəhæn/; born December 8, 1976) is an English actor. Monaghan first gained fame for being Hetty Wainthropp's...
- Dominic "Dom" Toretto is a fictional character and one of the three main protagonists of The Fast and the Furious franchise. He is portra**** by Vin Diesel...
- Dominic Haakon Myrtved Purcell (born 13 February 1970) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his portrayals of Lincoln Burrows in Fox's Prison...
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