The island came into British possession at the end of the 18th century and became an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Nations in 1978
Named by Columbus, who discovered it on a Sunday (Latin dies dominica 'the Lord's day') in 1493.
Words that rhyme with Dominicabeaker, Costa Rica, eureka, Frederica, Griqua, jobseeker, leaker, loudspeaker, seeker, shrieker, sika, sneaker, speaker, squeaker, streaker, Tanganyika, theca, tikka, Topeka, wreaker
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