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 (dŏm′ə-nē′kə, də-mĭn′ĭ-kə)
An island country of the eastern Caribbean between Guadeloupe and Martinique. Originally inhabited by Caribs, the island was visited by Christopher Columbus in 1493 and became a British colony in the early 1800s, gaining its independence in 1978. Roseau is the capital.
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(ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə; dəˈmɪnɪkə)
(Placename) a republic in the E Caribbean, comprising a volcanic island in the Windward Islands group; a former British colony; became independent as a member of the Commonwealth in 1978. Official language: English. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: Roseau. Pop: 73 286 (2013 est). Area: 751 sq km (290 sq miles). Official name: Commonwealth of Dominica
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(ˌdɒm əˈni kə, dəˈmɪn ɪ kə)

Commonwealth of, an island republic, one of the Windward Islands, in the E West Indies: a former British colony; gained independence 1978. 64,881; 290 sq. mi. (751 sq. km). Cap.: Roseau.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dominica - a country on the island of DominicaDominica - a country on the island of Dominica
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Caribbean - region including the Caribbean Islands
Dominica - a volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians
Roseau - the capital and largest city of Dominica
2.Dominica - a volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians
Windward Islands, Windward Isles - a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominica - a country on the island of Dominica
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[ˌdɒmɪˈniːkə] NDominica f
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'A number of countries in the Caribbean region have already implemented the HPV vaccine and Dominica has decided to implement HPV vaccine this year in the school term.
While speaking at the occasion, Emmanuel Nenthan, Head Citizenship Unit of Dominica said that his Island was very attractive tourist destination and at least 0.4 million tourists visited Dominica yearly due to several construction projects were underway there.
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The report, titled the 2018 CBI Index, awarded Dominica perfect marks in five of the seven areas measured.
Dominica's government had said it would shut down the water system, while Puerto Rico's governor warned of likely new power outages.
We had a wonderful turnout and raised money to help the poor people of Dominica, some of whom are still living under tarpaulin and most have no running water or electricity."
interCaribbean Airways celebrating 26 years of continuous services, has announced new nonstop schedule services from Dominica to St Lucia and Tortola, with 1 stop easy connections via Tortola to St Thomas, St Croix, Sint Maarten, San Juan, Providenciales and Santo Domingo, the company said.
?Digibank has joined the ranks of Class-A licensed offshore banks of the Commonwealth of Dominica, the company said.

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