Dictionary search results

Showing 1-4 of 4 results

Dominica British & World 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

Dominica New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

one of the Windward Islands

P. dominica in golden plover British & World English

A North Eurasian and North American plover, with a gold-speckled back and black face and underparts in the breeding season

Rhizopertha dominica in grain borer British & World English

A beetle that feeds on grain and rice and is a common pest of granaries and flour mills