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  1. Dominican Spanish - Wikipedia

    Dominican Spanish, a subset of Caribbean Spanish, is based on the Andalusian and Canarian Spanish dialects of southern Spain, and has influences from English, African languages, Taíno and other Arawakan languages.

    • 8,510,000 (2014), 52,600 in Dominican Republic (2014)
    • Dominican Republic
  2. Dominican Spanish - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    Dominican Spanish is based on Canarian and Andalucian dialects from south Spain but with some influences from West African languages. The indigenous Arawak language left very little influence on the language; the only influence they left were some words, mainly for foods and names.

    • 13.5 million (2006)
    • Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Western, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian,Dominican Spanish
  3. Dominican Republic - Wikipedia

    The Dominican Republic (/ dəˈmɪnɪkən / də-MIN-ik-ən; Spanish: República Dominicana, pronounced [reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana] (listen)) is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.

  4. Talk:Dominican Spanish - Wikipedia

    Dominican Spanish is of Andaluzian and Canarian origins (with a sagnificant Portuguese and Gallego one) with influences from African languages (some Africanisms, words, some syntax, vocabularies, some pronunciations, and rythems) and borrowed words of Indigenous origin. While Cuba and Puerto Rico are more Canarian and Spanish in origin.

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  6. Dominican Republic–Spain relations - Wikipedia–Spain...

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dominican RepublicSpain relations refers to the diplomatic relations between the Dominican Republic and Spain. Both nations are members of the Association of Academies of the Spanish Language and the Organization of Ibero-American States.

  7. People of the Dominican Republic - Wikipedia

    Dominicans (Spanish: Dominicanos) are people who are identified with the Dominican Republic. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Dominicans, several (or all) of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Dominicans.

  8. Spanish occupation of the Dominican Republic - Wikipedia

    Soon, 6,000 Dominican insurgents rallied to Gaspar Polanco's army, which besieged Fort San Luis and its 800-man Spanish garrison and captured it on September 13. A steam frigate went to the support of Spanish troops holed up in the fort at Puerto Plata and drove off the rebels by firing grapeshot .

  9. Hispaniola - Wikipedia

    The 76,192-square-kilometre (29,418 sq mi) island is divided into two separate, sovereign nations: the Spanish-speaking Dominican Republic (48,445 km 2, 18,705 sq mi) to the east and French / Haitian Creole -speaking Haiti (27,750 km 2, 10,710 sq mi) to the west.

  10. Dominican Republic - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    The Dominican Republic (Spanish: República Dominicana) is a country on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola; the other country on the island is Haiti. Its capital, and largest city, is Santo Domingo. The national language is Spanish. The country was part of the Spanish empire until the late 18th century.

  11. History of the Dominican Republic - Wikipedia

    Columbus promptly claimed the island for the Spanish Crown, naming it La Isla Española ("the Spanish Island"), later Latinized to Hispaniola. What would become the Dominican Republic was the Spanish Captaincy General of Santo Domingo until 1821, except for a time as a French colony from 1795 to 1809.