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Definition of Dominican

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.

Meaning of Dominican from wikipedia

- Dominican may refer to: Someone or something from or related to the Dominican Republic (/ˌdəˈmɪnɪkən/ də-MIN-nih-kən, stress on the "mi"), on the island...
- Coordinates: 19°00′N 70°40′W / 19.000°N 70.667°W / 19.000; -70.667 The Dominican Republic (/dəˈmɪnɪkən/ də-MIN-ik-ən; Spanish: República Dominicana,...
- Dominican Americans (Spanish: domínico-americanos, norteamericanos de origen dominicano or estadounidenses de origen dominicano) are Americans who trace...
- (Latin: Ordo Praedicatorum, postnominal abbreviation OP), also known as the Dominican Order, is a mendicant Catholic religious order founded by the Spanish...
- officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by po****tion...
- Dominicans (Spanish: Dominicanos) are people who are ethnically ****ociated with the Dominican Republic. Dominican was historically the name for the inhabitants...
- The flag of the Dominican Republic represents the Dominican Republic and, together with the coat of arms and the national anthem, has the status of a...
- been divided into two separate, sovereign nations: the Spanish-speaking Dominican Republic (48,445 km2, 18,705 sq mi) to the east and French / French-based...
- Dominican Vudú, also known as Las 21 Divisiones (21 Divisions), is a syncretic religion of Caribbean origin which developed on the island of Hispaniola...
- The Dominican Civil War (Spanish: Guerra Civil Dominicana) took place between April 24, 1965, and September 3, 1965, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic...
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