Share this entry
Dominica Line breaks: Do¦min|ica
Pronunciation: /ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə/

Definition of Dominica in English:

A mountainous island in the Caribbean, the loftiest of the Lesser Antilles and the northernmost and largest of the Windward Islands; population 72,700 (est. 2009); languages, English (official), Creole; capital, Roseau. The island came into British possession at the end of the 18th century, becoming an independent republic within the Commonwealth in 1978.


Named by Columbus, who discovered it on a Sunday (Latin dies dominica 'the Lord's day') in 1493.

Words that rhyme with Dominica

beaker, Costa Rica, eureka, Frederica, Griqua, jobseeker, leaker, loudspeaker, seeker, shrieker, sika, sneaker, speaker, squeaker, streaker, Tanganyika, theca, tikka, Topeka, wreaker
Definition of Dominica in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources