a republic in the West Indies, occupying the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola. 19,129 sq. mi. (49,545 sq. km). Capital: Santo Domingo.
- Formerly Santo Domingo, San Do·min·go [san duh-ming-goh; Spanish sahnthaw-meeng-gaw] /ˌsæn dəˈmɪŋ goʊ; Spanish ˌsɑn ðɔˈmiŋ gɔ/ .
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How to use Dominican Republic in a sentence
One of the more recent transactions described in the Pandora Papers was made by the late Haché, who once served as estate manager to brutal Dominican Republic dictator Trujillo.The ‘Cowboy Cocktail’: How Wyoming became one of the world’s top tax havens | Debbie Cenziper, Will Fitzgibbon | December 20, 2021 | Washington Post
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti in 2019 to bolster support after the neighboring Dominican Republic switched its diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing.How did Taiwan become embroiled in Haiti’s political crisis? | Eva Dou, Alicia Chen | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Tatis was born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, often referred to as the “Cradle of Shortstops,” which suggests his calling was predetermined.
He traveled to and lived in Canada, Mexico, UK, France, Germany and Dominican Republic and took special interest in post-apartheid South Africa.
They both have a tattoo of the Dominican Republic flag — Tinetti’s is on her back, while Madison’s is on her arm.These women were the closest of friends. Then they found out they’re actually sisters. | Sydney Page | March 4, 2021 | Washington Post
It was then shipped to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and sold for 50 cents on the dollar.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician | Rich Goldstein | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My father started to pressure me to come back to the Dominican Republic.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82 | Tim Teeman | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Because of her, I was able to go to art school in the Dominican Republic.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82 | Tim Teeman | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The first time I spoke with 48-year-old Victor Mooney, he had just reached the Samaná Province in the Dominican Republic.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother | Justin Jones | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
SD Concerts is promoting the show in the Dominican Republic, and Live Nation is promoting the Bangerz Tour generally.Miley Cyrus Goes To War Against the Dominican Republic Government | Asawin Suebsaeng | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But unlike the Dominican Republic's map stamp of 1900 it did not lead to complications with other countries.The Postage Stamp in War | Fred. J. Melville
But this is the period of time we are talking about, of taking over the Dominican Republic.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
That was in between 1955 and his walking trip that he had visited Guatemala and the Dominican Republic?Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Those have been your sole contacts in the Dominican Republic?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Just now I made for him some maps in the Dominican Republic about this nickel mine and everything.Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for Dominican Republic
a republic in the Caribbean, occupying the eastern half of the island of Hispaniola: colonized by the Spanish after its discovery by Columbus in 1492; gained independence from Spain in 1821. It is generally mountainous, dominated by the Cordillera Central, which rises over 3000 m (10 000 ft), with fertile lowlands. Language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Santo Domingo. Pop: 10 219 630 (2013 est). Area: 48 441 sq km (18 703 sq miles): Former name (until 1844): Santo Domingo
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Cultural definitions for Dominican Republic
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