Definition of St. dominic

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Dominic

St. Bernard
St. Bernards
St. Boniface
St. Bride
St. Bridget
St. Brigid
St. Bruno
St. Catharines
St. Christopher
St. Christopher-Nevis
St. Cloud
St. Crispin
St. Dabeoc's heath
St. David
St. Denis
St. Dominic
St. Edward the Confessor
St. Edward the Martyr
St. Elias Mountains
St. Elias Range
St. Elmo's fire
St. Elmo's fires
St. Eustatius
St. Francis
St. Francis River
St. George
St. George's
St. George's Cross
St. George's Day

Literary usage of St. dominic

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The preaching of st. dominic and his first companions in Languedoc led up to ... st. dominic gave to the new monastery the Rule of St. Augustine. and also ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Neither do we find any suggestion of a connexion between st. dominic and the Rosary in the paintings and sculptures of these two and a half centuries. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"st. dominic, the creator of the institution (120G-1221), showed a keen intelligence of the needs of the age. He executed his plans' with sureness of insight ..."

4. Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"mental labour and in devotional exercises an aliment for their moral activity; and, when the great st. dominic commenced his apostleship (1170—1221), ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"What then, we are compelled to ask, is there left of which st. dominic may be called the author? These positive reasons for distrusting the current ..."

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