Dominican Republic

geographical name
Do·​min·​i·​can Republic | \ də-ˈmi-ni-kən How to pronounce Dominican Republic (audio) \
variants: or formerly Santo Domingo \ ˌsan-​tə-​də-​ˈmiŋ-​(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Dominican Republic (audio) , ˌsän-​tō-​t͟hō-​ \ or San Domingo \ ˌsan-​də-​ How to pronounce Dominican Republic (audio) , ˌsän-​dō-​ \

Definition of Dominican Republic

country in the West Indies on eastern Hispaniola; a republic with its capital at Santo Domingo area 18,792 square miles (48,670 square kilometers), population 10,299,000

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“Dominican Republic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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