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Dominica

[ dom-uh-nee-kuh, duh-min-i-kuh ]
/ ˌdɒm əˈni kə, dəˈmɪn ɪ kə /
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noun
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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Dominica
/ (ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə, dəˈmɪnɪkə) /

noun
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
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