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[dom-uh-nee, doh-muh-]
noun South African.
  1. dominie(def 2).
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Historical Examples

  • Dominee Barendsen is likewise well known in Dutch literary circles.

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

    P. M. Hough

British Dictionary definitions for dominee


  1. (in South Africa) a minister in any of the Afrikaner ChurchesAlso called: predikant
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Word Origin

from Afrikaans, from Dutch; compare dominie
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