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Dominican Republic a country that occupies the eastern part of the island of Hispaniola in the West Indies. (Cf. Haiti.)
dominion the power or authority to govern or control; sovereignty. [3 definitions]
Dominion Day see "Canada Day."
dominium in law, the ownership, control, and disposition of property, esp. of land.
domino1 one of a set of small, flat, rectangular game pieces, the faces of which bear different numbers of dots. [2 definitions]
domino2 a long, loose cloak or robe with a hood, worn by clergymen or, often with an eye mask, by masqueraders. [3 definitions]
domino theory a theory that if one event occurs, such as the fall of one country under Communist control, a chain of related events will be triggered thereby, such as the fall of neighboring countries.
don1 (cap.) Sir; a title formerly attached to the name of a Spanish aristocrat or gentleman, now used as a courtesy title. [2 definitions]
don2 to put on (an article of clothing); dress oneself in. [2 definitions]
doņa (cap.) Lady or Madam; a title of respect or courtesy used before a married woman's name in Spain or other Spanish-speaking countries. [2 definitions]
do nails to apply cosmetic polish to fingernails.
donate to give or contribute (something), as to a cause, charity, or group effort. [2 definitions]
donation the act or an instance of giving or contributing, as to a cause. [2 definitions]
Don Budge U.S. tennis player who in 1938 was the first man to win the four tournaments that compose the grand slam of tennis (b.1915--d.2000).
done past participle of do1. [4 definitions]
donee in law, the receiver of a gift or donation.
done for (informal) dying or dead; doomed. [2 definitions]
done in (informal) extremely tired, physically or mentally; exhausted.
doneness the condition of being done, esp. being fully baked or cooked.
dong1 a low, deep, reverberating sound such as that made by a large bell.
dong2 the chief monetary unit of Vietnam, equaling ten hao.