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- proper n. A country in the Caribbean.
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- n. a republic in the West Indies; located on the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola
Latinised from Spanish, in honor of Santo Domingo, which could refer to a Sunday, Jesus, or St Dominic (Wiktionary)