Dominic
biographical name Saint circa 1170-1221 Domingo de Guzmán Spanish-born founder of the Dominican order of friars

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  • Dominic — bezeichnet unter anderem: den männlichen Vornamen Dominic, siehe unter Dominik die geschützte Marke DomiNIC, eine Software zur Domainverwaltung Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dominic — m English and Irish: from the Late Latin name Dominicus (a derivative of dominus lord; cf. CYRIL (SEE Cyril)). It is used mainly by Roman Catholics, in honour of St Dominic (1170–1221), founder of the Dominican order of monks. Variant: Dominick… …   First names dictionary

  • Dominic — masc. proper name, from L. dominicus pertaining to a lord (see DEMESNE (Cf. demesne)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dominic — Dominic1 [däm′ə nik] n. [ML Dominicus, lit., of the Lord: see DOMINICAL] a masculine name: dim. Dom; var. Dominick Dominic2 [däm′ə nik] Saint (1170 1221); Sp. priest: founder of the Dominican order: his day is Aug. 8 …   English World dictionary

  • Dominic — For other uses, see Dominic (disambiguation). Dominic Gender Mostly Male, Some Female Origin Word/Name Latin Meaning Lord Other names …   Wikipedia

  • Dominic — (1170–1221)    Saint and Order Founder.    Dominic was born in Calaruega, Spain, and was educated at the University of Palencia. In 1199 he was appointed a Canon of Osma and in 1203 he served as Bishop’s chaplain on a royal embassy to the south… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Dominic — noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170 1221) • Syn: ↑Saint Dominic, ↑St. Dominic, ↑Domingo de Guzman • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dominic — n. male first name; Saint Dominic (1170 1221), Roman Catholic Spanish born priest, founder of the Dominican Order in 1216 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dominic — /dom euh nik/, n. 1. Saint, 1170 1221, Spanish priest: founder of the Dominican order. 2. a male given name: from the Latin word meaning of the Lord. * * * …   Universalium

  • Dominic — noun best known for the Spanish saint who founded the Dominican order …   Wiktionary

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