American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly (1936-1961) Ci·u·dad Tru·jil·lo (sēˌo͝o-dädˈ tro͞o-hēˈyō, syo͞o-)Santo Domingo The capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic, in the southeast part of the island of Hispaniola on the Caribbean Sea. Founded in 1496 by Christopher Columbus's brother Bartholomew, it is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the Western Hemisphere. The name has also been used for a Spanish colony on Hispaniola and for the Dominican Republic. Population: 1,880,000.
- n. The capital of the Dominican Republic.
- n. the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic
“In Santo Domingo the disease was common under the names Hipas, Guaynaras and Taynastizas: hence the opinion in Europe that it arose from the mixture of European and”
“They are made up of lives of Spanish saints: "La vida de Santo Domingo de Silos", "La vida de San Millán",”
“He was first licensed to preach by Jacob Roberts, the deacon who had charge of the church at Santo Domingo and, through a vote of the Convention the Church in Samana.”
“Francisco del Ucayali, 1900; and Santo Domingo del Urubamba, 1900.”
“Stone Quarry and those who lived above the line where nicotiana grew, used the kinni-kinik or bark of the red willow and some seven other succedanea. 194 But tobacco proper, which soon superseded all materials except hemp and opium, was first adopted by the Spaniards of Santo Domingo in A.D. 1496 and reached England in 1565.”
“Cleto was a Santo Domingo man, and the Domingos sold jewelry up and down the Rio and even into Navajo country in Utah.”
“The caravel which broke her mast in starting from Santo Domingo has arrived in the Algarves.”
“At this session appeared the Rev. Isaac Miller, who came from Santo Domingo seeking connection with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, bearing papers certifying to his standing.”
“This war ended in 1795 with the Treaty of Basel, by which Spain lost Santo Domingo to France.”
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