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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



... Attack of Shipping or that of a Land force, there being nothing to hinder the latter from Landing on the Island behind the Battrys. Opposite to this Island, on the low point on the east side of the Bay, is the Battry of St. Dominica of 7 Guns. A little without this Battry, on the East side of the Bay, is a small but high Island, close to the Shore, on the Top of which is the Church of Bonn Voyage, about half-way down the Cliff. Below the Church is a Battry of 3 Guns. Neither the ...
— Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World • James Cook

... days spent in Havana were pleasantly passed in sight-seeing; the afternoons being devoted to a ride upon the "paseo," and the evenings closed by a visit to the noted "Dominica" the principal cafe of the city. There are many beautiful rides and drives in the environs, and the summer heats are tempered by the cool refreshing sea breeze which blows daily. That scourge of ...
— The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner • John Wilkinson

... we have non Olyfe that bereth grene leves we takon in stede of hit Hew and Palmes wyth, and beroth abowte in procession and so this day we callyn palme sonnenday."—Sermon for "Dominica in ramis ...
— The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare • Henry Nicholson Ellacombe

... century 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, ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... not land at Guadeloupe, the hour not being favorable and the stay being too brief to compensate for the effort involved. But this morning at eight we approached Dominica, the largest of the Leeward group, the loftiest of the Lesser Antilles, and the loveliest—if one could or ought to make comparison—the loveliest of the West Indian Isles. The guidebook calls it "The Caribbean Wonderland," and Dolly and I were ...
— Ladies-In-Waiting • Kate Douglas Wiggin



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



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