dominican dominican  /də ˈmɪ nə kən/


  1. (n) a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
  2. (n) a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic
  3. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people
  4. (adj) of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order

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  1. Military takes to the streets in fight against crime in Dominican Republic

    The military has joined the fight against escalating crime in the Dominican Republic, leading some to question the effectiveness of the country’s 35,000-member police force.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Campus News: Area students named to Ohio Dominican University dean's list

    Ohio Dominican University has named Danielle Misencik of Concord and Carmela Severino of Willoughby to the spring semester 2013 dean's list.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  3. Dominican working to lower mortality rate for heart attack patients

    SANTA CRUZ -- In 2011, death rates for treating heart attack and heart failure at Dominican Hospital were worse than the state average, and death rates for patients with pneumonia at Watsonville Community Hospital were worse than the state average, according to a new state report on quality of care.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel


  1. What Sosa said: "I have never taken illegal performance-enhancing drugs. I have never injected myself or had anyone inject me with anything. I've not broken the laws of the United States or the laws of the Dominican Republic."
    on Feb 24, 2007 By: Sammy Sosa Source: New York Daily News

  2. "I had people calling me from the Dominican saying that Manny had signed but how they know, I'm here and I don't know. Then I came in and saw (the nameplate), and I knew something was up," Furcal said. "A guy like Manny, you learn a lot of...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Rafael Furcal Source:

  3. "Think of them as two Dominican kids," House told the scouts. "They're very raw. But I think this has a huge upside."
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Tom House Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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