Definition of Dominica in English:

Dominica

proper noun

  • A country in the western West Indies, a mountainous island, the most northern of the Windward Islands, in the Caribbean Sea; population 72,700 (est. 2009); capital, Roseau; languages, English (official) and Creole.

Origin

Named by Columbus, who discovered it on a Sunday ( Latin dies dominica the Lord's day) in 1493.

Pronunciation:

Dominica

/ˌdäməˈnēkə/