- Bird: Palmchat
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The Dominican Republic coat of arms features a shield in quartered colors of the flag, with a laurel branch to the left and a palm frond to the right. The blue ribbon above the shield displays the national motto: Dios, Patria, Libertad (God, Fatherland, Liberty). Below the shield, the words República Dominicana appear on a red ribbon. In the center of the shield, flanked by six spears, is a Bible with a small golden cross above it. Popular belief claims that the pages are opened to the Gospel of John 8:32, which reads, "Y la verdad os hará libre." (And the truth shall make you free.)
- Dance: Merengue
- Flag of Dominican Republic
- Flower: Mahogany
- Motto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad" "God, Fatherland, Liberty"
- Sport: Baseball
- Stone: Amber
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Countries & Territories Of The Caribbean
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