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Dominica

[ dom-uh-nee-kuh, duh-min-i-kuh ]

noun

  1. one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies.
  2. an independent republic comprising this island: a former British colony; gained independence 1978. 290 sq. mi. (751 sq. km). : Roseau.
  3. a female given name.


Dominica

/ dəˈmɪnɪkə; ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə /

noun

  1. 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 nameCommonwealth of Dominica


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Instead, Maria tracked south, steaming toward the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Eco-resorts, especially more remote ones like Dominica’s Secret Bay, may offer group transport in electric vehicles.

Xoom is available to send money internationally from the US, the UK, and 32 markets in Europe, to 160 countries, including small island nations such as Seychelles and Dominica.

He sighted Guichen's fleet on April 16 as it was sailing northwards and well to leeward of Dominica.

Grasse then beat to windward between Dominica and the Iles des Saintes, but in consequence of various accidents made little way.

We are without trace also of other letters, which he wrote at Dominica and at other points during this voyage.

Ego enim, quando voluero, faciam ea satis summoneri propter mea dominica necessaria ad voluntatem meam.

He is one of the true game blood,—the real Dominica game breed; and I sent to Charleston for his gaffs.

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