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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,...
- The Dominican Order, formally known as the Order of Preachers (Latin: Ordo Praedicatorum, postnominal abbreviation OP), is a mendicant order of the Catholic...
- Dominican Americans (Spanish: domínico-americanos, norteamericanos de origen dominicano or estadounidenses de origen dominicano) are Americans who trace...
- Mary's Dominican High School or simply "Dominican High School" is an all-girls private high school in New Orleans, Louisiana, sponsored by the Dominican Sisters...
- 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...
- Dominicans (Spanish: Dominicanos) are people who are identified with the Dominican Republic. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural...
- Dominican Republic This is a list of famous or notable people from the Dominican Republic. The list also includes individuals of Dominican ancestry who...
- Peso dominicano (English: Dominican peso) has been the name of the currency of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: República Dominicana) since 2011. Its symbol...
- The COVID-19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory...
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