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Dominica   /dəmˈɪnɪkə/   Listen
Dominica

noun
1.
A country on the island of Dominica.  Synonym: Commonwealth of Dominica.
2.
A volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians.






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"Dominica" Quotes from Famous Books



... were suffered to expire after 1815. In the year 1863, when the act regulating the vice-admiralty courts was passed, there were vice-admiralty courts at Antigua, Bahamas, Barbadoes, Bermuda, British Columbia, British Guiana, British Honduras, Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Gambia River, Gibraltar, Gold Coast, Grenada, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Labuan, Lagos, Lower Canada (otherwise Quebec), Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Natal, Nevis, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, New South Wales, New Zealand, Nova Scotia (otherwise Halifax), Prince ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... upon his bill to annex Dominica. Somebody had said that we had plenty of Dominicans already in the Southern States. This was net so. He wanted to be Governor-General of Dominica. It was true that silverware was not rife in that island, but there was an infinitude of potential voters, who could be converted into coin. The House ...
— Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 6, May 7, 1870 • Various

... the native names for Dominica (Ceyre) and Guadeloupe (Turuqueira and Ayay), which consists of two islands separated by ...
— The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503 • Various

... contrast to consuetudo sine veritate. See epp. 71. 2, 3: 73. 13, 23: 74. 2 sq.: 9 (the formula originates with Tertullian; see de virg. vel. 1-3). The veritas, however, is to be learned from the Gospel and words of the Apostles: "Lex evangelii," "praecepta dominica," and synonymous expressions are very frequent in Cyprian, more frequent than reference to the regula or to the symbol. In fact there was still no Church dogmatic, there being only principles of Christian faith ...
— History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) • Adolph Harnack

... this vision, Antonio finds himself in the presence of some worthy monks. They take charge of him, and ultimately give him over to the protection of an old woman, a relative, Dominica, who is living the most solitary life imaginable, in one of the tombs of the Campagna. Here there is a striking picture presented to the imagination—of the old woman and the little boy, shut up in the ruined tomb, in the ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847 • Various

... relaxation and endowned with exquisite sensibility. It has been seen equal to the penis in volume. A remarkable instance is given by Home.[41] It occured in a negress who was purchased by General Melville, in the island of Dominica, in the West Indies, about the year 1744. She was of the Mandango nation, 24 years of age, her breasts were very flat, she had a rough voice, and a masculine countenance. The clitoris was two inches long, and in thickness resembled ...
— Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction • John Davenport

... (2) James Dodge George Doget Matthew Doggett Samuel Doggett (2) Timothy Doggle John Doherty (2) Thomas Doherty Josiah Dohn Samuel Dohn Robert Doin Frances Doisu John Dolbear Elisha Dolbuy John Dole Elisha Doleby Nathaniel Dolloway Pierre Dominica Jean Domrean Barton Donald Anthony Donalds Daniel Donaldson Mc Donalm Solomon Donan John Dongan Peter C Dongue Anthony Dongues Benjamin Donham Devereux Donies George Donkin Francis Dora John McDora Dora Nathaniel Dorcey Patrick Dorgan (3) Timothy Dorgan Joseph Dority Paul Paulding Dorson Joseph Doscemer ...
— American Prisoners of the Revolution • Danske Dandridge

... heading a trifle to the south of west, and after a pleasant and uneventful voyage they sighted land on the 3d of November.[559] It turned out to be a small mountainous island, and as it was discovered on Sunday they called it Dominica. In a fortnight's cruise in these Caribbean waters they discovered and named several islands, such as Marigalante, Guadaloupe, Antigua, and others, and at length reached Porto Rico. The inhabitants ...
— The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) - with some account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest • John Fiske

... came in and recognised the independence of the colonies, as North would have done four years earlier, when France intervened. Terms of peace with European Powers were made more favourable by the final success of Rodney at Dominica and of Elliot at Gibraltar; but the warlike repute of England fell lower than at ...
— Lectures on Modern history • Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

... quod splendet nequaquam aurum putes. Imponas equo mendicum, equitabit idem ad diabolum. Fur commode a fure prenditur. O MARIA, MARIA, valde CONTRARIA, quomodo crescit hortulus tuus? Nunc majora canamus. Thomas, Thomas, de Islington, uxorem duxit die nupera Dominica. Reduxit domum postera. Succedenti baculum emit. Postridie ferit illam. Aegrescit ilia subsequenti. Proxima (nempe Veneris) est Mortua. Plurimum gestiit Thomas, quod ...
— The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Vol. 6) - Letters 1821-1842 • Charles and Mary Lamb



Words linked to "Dominica" :   Roseau, state, country, land, Windward Isles, island, Windward Islands, Commonwealth of Dominica, Caribbean, OAS, Organization of American States



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