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The people in Dominica and the small communities where I were had no idea who I was, and there's no better security than that.
James Douglas

Meaning of "Dominica" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DOMINICA

Dominica  [ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOMINICA

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determiner
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Dominica is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOMINICA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dominica

Dominica

Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island nation in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea, south-southeast of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique. Its size is 750 square kilometres and the highest point in the country is Morne Diablotins, which has an elevation of 1,447 metres. The Commonwealth of Dominica had a population of 71,293 at the 2011 Census. The capital is Roseau which is located on the leeward side of the island. Dominica has been nicknamed the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean" for its unspoiled natural beauty. It is the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles, still being formed by geothermal-volcanic activity, as evidenced by the world's second-largest hot spring, Boiling Lake. The island features lush mountainous rainforests, home of many rare plant, animal, and bird species. There are xeric areas in some of the western coastal regions, but heavy rainfall can be expected inland. Dominica is the only country in the world with a count of 365 rivers. The Sisserou Parrot, is found only on the Caribbean Island of Dominica and is the island's national bird. It is featured on the national flag.

Definition of Dominica in the English dictionary

The definition of Dominica in the dictionary is 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. Area: 751 sq km Official name: Commonwealth of Dominica.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOMINICA


Arica
əˈriːkə
beaker
ˈbiːkə
bibliotheca
ˌbɪblɪəʊˈθiːkə
chica
ˈtʃiːkə
eureka
jʊˈriːkə
Gernika
ɡɜːˈniːkə
Guernica
ɡɜːˈniːkə
jobseeker
ˈdʒɒbsiːkə
Kostunica
ˌkɒstjʊːˈniːkə
loudspeaker
ˌlaʊdˈspiːkə
oiticica
ˌɔɪtɪˈsiːkə
seeker
ˈsiːkə
sika
ˈsiːkə
sneaker
ˈsniːkə
speaker
ˈspiːkə
sunseeker
ˈsʌnˌsiːkə
tika
ˈtiːkə
tikka
ˈtiːkə
Topeka
təˈpiːkə
tweaker
ˈtwiːkə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOMINICA

Domingo
Dominic
dominical
dominical letter
Dominican
Dominican Republic
dominick
dominicker
dominie
dominion
Dominion Day
dominions
dominique
dominium
domino
domino effect
domino theory
dominoes
Dominus
Domitian

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOMINICA

armonica
arnica
botanica
Commonwealth of Dominica
electronica
folktronica
glass harmonica
harmonica
japonica
Legnica
memoria technica
physharmonica
Salonica
santonica
Thessalonica
tunica
veronica

Synonyms and antonyms of Dominica in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Dominica» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOMINICA

Find out the translation of Dominica to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Dominica from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Dominica» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多米尼加
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Dominica
570 millions of speakers

English

Dominica
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डोमिनिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دومينيكا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Доминика
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dominica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডোমিনিকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Dominique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dominika
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dominica
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドミニカ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도미니카
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dominika
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Dominica
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டொமினிகா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डोमिनिका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dominika
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Dominica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dominika
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Домініка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Dominica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ντομίνικα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Dominica
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Dominica
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Dominica
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Dominica

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOMINICA»

The term «Dominica» is very widely used and occupies the 6.423 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOMINICA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Dominica

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QUOTES WITH «DOMINICA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Dominica.
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James Douglas
The people in Dominica and the small communities where I were had no idea who I was, and there's no better security than that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOMINICA»

Discover the use of Dominica in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Dominica and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dominica
The complete travel guide exploring every aspect of the Caribbean island of Dominica, with particular appeal to eco-tourists and watersports enthusiasts with plenty of information on cultural aspects of the island.
Paul Crask, 2007
2
Dominica: A Tropical Paradise
From mountainous hikes and rainforest waterfalls, to pristine secluded beaches, Dominica is a nature lover's paradise.
Armin Kamyab, 2009
3
Dominica (Other Places Travel Guide)
Included in this book is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive hiking guide featuring the newly developed Waitukubuli National Trail.
Anna McCanse, 2011
4
Diving & snorkeling Dominica
Beautifully illustrated with full-colour photos, Lonely Planet's Pisces Books explore the world's best diving and snorkeling areas and prepare divers for what to expect when they get there, both topside and underwater.
Michael Lawrence, Mike Lawrence, 1999
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Dominica
The first and only dedicated guide to the gorgeous ‘Nature Isle of the Caribbean’.
Paul Crask, 2011
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Dominica Export-import Trade and Business Directory
Dominica Export-Import Trade and Business Directory
Ibpus.com, USA International Business Publications, 2009
7
Dominica and St. Lucia Alive!.
Got it. Or perhaps you want to relax on the best beach sipping a cocktail. Got it! This exciting Alive guide is absolutely packed with detail, offering hundreds of hotel review and restaurant recommendations.
Lynne M. Sullivan, 2001
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Dominica, Caribbean: Frommer's ShortCuts
Search for more Frommer's ShortCuts. Mix and match the exact destinations you need for your trip, and create your own Frommer's ShortCuts collection.
Frommer's ShortCuts, 2011
9
The Blessings of Motherhood: Health, Pregnancy and Childcare ...
Extrait de la couverture : "The main policy of the WHO is focused on Primary Health Care, with priority for women with childern under the age of five.
Anja Krumeich, 1994
10
Adventure Guide to Dominica and St Lucia
This is the only in-depth guide to these highly popular English-speaking Caribbean islands available.
Lynne M. Sullivan, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOMINICA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Dominica is used in the context of the following news items.
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PAHO director warns Dominica of a 'tsunami of chronic diseases'
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Dr Carissa Etienne has warned that Dominica is sitting ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
2
Thames Valley Police admit mistake in information about Sister …
Thames Valley Police gave the wrong date when it said it had investigated a complaint that Sister Frances Dominica had sexually abused two ... «Oxford Mail, Jul 15»
3
USA Cricket: Sayreville Gladiators and Dominica United on top in …
Sayreville Gladiators and Dominica United are on top of their respective divisions, at the half-way mark of the Garden State Cricket League forty ... «Dreamcricket, Jul 15»
4
Pioneering nun who founded world's first children's hospice banned …
Sister Frances Dominica has been instructed to steer clear of the twin Oxford hospices she set up 30 years ago after being investigated by ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Dominica Offers Food and Drink and Dive Fests
Dominica is serving up four days of culinary excellence and passion from July 1 to 4, 2015. The festival incorporates island chef cook-offs and ... «Cruise Industry News, Jul 15»
6
How to Buy Yourself a Citizenship: 3 Leading Country Programs of …
I have researched this as a Special Advisor to Ambassador Paolo Zampolli, Dominica's ambassador to the United Nations. In Dominica, the ... «HedgeCo.net, Jun 15»
7
SeaLife And Dominica Offering Underwater Photography And Dive …
SeaLife has partnered with Dominica to offer an underwater photography and dive trip sweepstakes that will run through the end of October. «DeeperBlue.com, Jun 15»
8
Dominica Benefits from Two Climate Change Projects
Dominica is benefitting from two projects from the OECS RRACC. Rallying the Region to Action on Climate Change or RRACC is a US $10.5m ... «GIS Dominica, Jun 15»
9
Dominica's PM condemns Caribbean's EU tax blacklisting
Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has said his island condemns the blacklisting of a number of Caribbean and CARICOM countries ... «The Voice Online, Jun 15»
10
Dominica's Kellyn George Awarded Queen's Young Leader
Kellyn George, founder of the Sickle Cell Cares Foundation in Dominica is among 60 exceptional young people from the Commonwealth in ... «GIS Dominica, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dominica [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dominica>. Oct 2019 ».
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