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Santo Domingo

[ san-toh duh-ming-goh; Spanish sahn-tawthaw-meeng-gaw ]
/ ˈsæn toʊ dəˈmɪŋ goʊ; Spanish ˈsɑn tɔ ðɔˈmiŋ gɔ /
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noun
a city in and the capital of the Dominican Republic, on the southern coast: first European settlement in America 1496.Formerly Ciudad Trujillo.
a former name of Dominican Republic.
a former name of Hispaniola.
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Also San Do·min·go [san duh-ming-goh; Spanish sahnthaw-meeng-gaw] /ˌsæn dəˈmɪŋ goʊ; Spanish ˌsɑn ðɔˈmiŋ gɔ/ (for defs. 2, 3).
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Santo Domingo
/ (ˈsæntəʊ dəˈmɪŋɡəʊ, Spanish ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo) /

noun
the capital and chief port of the Dominican Republic, on the S coast: the oldest continuous European settlement in the Americas, founded in 1496; university (1538). Pop: 1 920 000 (2005 est)Former name (1936–61): Ciudad Trujillo
the former name (until 1844) of the Dominican Republic
another name (esp in colonial times) for Hispaniola
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