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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

- Look up dominican in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Dominican may refer to: Someone or something from or related to the Dominican Republic (/ˌdəˈmɪnɪkən/...
- 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,...
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