Dominican, of or pertaining to Saint Dominic or the religious orders founded by him; of or pertaining to the Dominican Republic (country in the Caribbean Sea) Dominican, member of an order of friars founded by Saint Dominic, Black Friar; resident of the Dominican Republic
(adj.) = Dominican. Ex: This article describes the history, building and services of the Library of Parliament, Rome, Italy, which is housed in the building of the 700-year old former Dominican convent of Santa Maria, once the headquarters of the inquisition. ---- * República Dominicana = Dominican Republic.