- one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
- an independent republic comprising this island: a former British colony; gained independence 1978. 290 sq. mi. (751 sq. km). Capital: Roseau.
- a female given name.
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The products of St. Vincent and Dominica are similar to those of the other islands.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
Notwithstanding these doubts Devereux continued his course for Dominica.Paul Gerrard
Pluvialis dominica was the most numerous of the three species.The Avifauna of Micronesia, Volume 3
Rollin H. Baker
Its wonderful, declared Tom, but still I dont like it as well as Dominica.The Radio Detectives in the Jungle
A. Hyatt Verrill
The old "persuader" did her work as effectually as at Dominica.There She Blows!
William Hussey Macy
- a republic in the E Caribbean, comprising a volcanic island in the Windward Islands group; a former British colony; became independent as a member of the Commonwealth in 1978. Official language: English. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: Roseau. Pop: 73 286 (2013 est). Area: 751 sq km (290 sq miles)Official name: Commonwealth of Dominica