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What does Dominica mean?

The word Dominica is the Latin word for Sunday, that being the 1st or 7th day of the week. It is the Latin equivalent of the English Sunday as the words do not share the same (MORE)

What is the population of dominica?

There were 72,900 residents of the small island of Dominica in early 2010. (This should not be confused with the much larger Dominican Republic.)
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Are there scientist in dominica?

Yes. There are Dominican citizens as well as frequent visitors to the island who are scientists. I am one of them. If you would like to discuss matters of science that are rel (MORE)

How did Dominica get its name?

Chris Columbus discovered her on a Sunday and named her after  Sunday. The Caribs named her Wiatukubuli but that was disregarded  when Columbus arrived.    Dominica g (MORE)

What is the history of Dominica?

Columbus discovered and named this island 'Sunday' (Dominica in Latin) The French controlled it for some years and ceded it to Great Britain in 1763. The British colonised it. (MORE)