There are 2 translations of Dominican in Spanish:

Dominican1

n

  • 1 /dəˈmɪnɪkən/ [Religion/Religión] dominico, (m,f), domínico, (m,f)
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    • Orders of monks and nuns multiplied over the years: Benedictines, Dominicans, Cistercians, Augustinians, Carmelites and others.
    • Furthermore, the universities quickly became a locus of conflict between the regular clergy and the newer mendicant orders, especially the Dominicans and the Franciscans.
    • Inglis emphasizes the importance of the Dominican preaching mission against Cathar dualism to Aquinas's treatment of the doctrines of creation, divine providence, and human virtue.
  • 2 2.1 /dəˈmɪnɪkən/ (from the Dominican Republic) dominicano, (masculine, feminine) 2.2 /ˌdɑːməˈniːkən; dəˈmɪnɪkən; ˌdɒmɪˈniːkən; dəˈmɪnɪkən/ (from Dominica) dominicano, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Native Dominicans are now being trained as clergy, but practitioners of the formal religions, particularly Catholic priests and nuns, have generally been foreigners.
    • Though the island is often referred to as ‘sleepy’, Dominicans have shown themselves to be go-getting, converting three-quarters of their production to Fair Trade.
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    • Although 93 percent of the population is Roman Catholic, many Dominicans do not attend church regularly.
    • For example, the Tourism Secretariat in the Dominican Republic reported in 1985 that 20 percent of all visitors to the island from abroad were Dominicans who had previously emigrated.
    • Authorities estimate 200,000 Dominicans live on the island of 4 million.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of Dominican in Spanish:

Dominican2

adj

  • 1 [Religion/Religión] dominico, domínico the Dominican order (la orden de) los Dominicos or los Domínicos
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    • Mary Catharine is a cloistered Dominican nun of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary, Summit, New Jersey.
    • Bartolome de Las Casas, a Dominican missionary, and Gines de Sepulveda, the royal historian, argued for five days before Philip II.
    • Another person who urged him to act publicly was the Dominican student chaplain in Berlin.
  • 2 2.1 (from the Dominican Republic) dominicano 2.2 (from Dominica) dominicano
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    • The future of the Dominican state-run National Commercial Bank generated a rowdy debate in the island's Parliament on Tuesday.
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    • In 1838 a small group of Spanish-speaking Dominican intellectuals from Santo Domingo organized a secret society called La Trinitaria to overthrow the Haitian rule.
    • ‘I was astounded,’ he said from his home in the Dominican capital of Santo Domingo.
    • After weeks of heavy rains, a downpour pounded the Dominican and Haitian island of Hispaniola.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.