Definition of Dominican order

1. Noun. A Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century.

Generic synonyms: Monastic Order, Order
Member holonyms: Black Friar, Blackfriar, Dominican, Friar Preacher



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dominican Order

Dom Pérignon
Domaaki
Domain Name System
Dombrock blood group
Domenikos Theotocopoulos
Domesday Book
Domingo
Domingo de Guzman
Dominic
Dominica
Dominican
Dominican Republic
Dominican dollar
Dominican mahogany
Dominican monetary unit
Dominican order
Dominican peso
Dominicanism
Dominicans
Dominick
Dominicus
Dominion
Dominion Day
Dominique
Domitian
Domodedovo
Domokos
Don
Don Budge

Literary usage of Dominican order

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"He entered the dominican order in 1279. From 1294 to 1305 he served as prior in convents at Albi, Carcassonne, Castres, and Limoges; in 1314 he was vicar of ..."

2. Architecture and Urbanization in Colonial Chiapas, Mexico by Sidney David Markman (1984)
"Nevertheless, it gives some indication of the power of the dominican order which could and did defy the secular ecclesiastical authority of the bishop. ..."

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