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noun

  1. Fran·çois Do·mi·nique [frahnswa dawmee-neek] /frɑ̃ˈswa dɔmiˈnik/, 1743–1803, Haitian patriot and leader of the Haitian Revolution slave rebellion.

noun

  1. Pierre Dominique (pjɛr dɔminik). ?1743–1803, Haitian revolutionary leader. He was made governor of the island by the French Revolutionary government (1794) and expelled the Spanish and British but when Napoleon I proclaimed the re-establishment of slavery he was arrested. He died in prison in France

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