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Definition of Indian

Indian

  1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.
  2. Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk.
  3. Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like.
  4. A native or inhabitant of India.
  5. One of the aboriginal inhabitants of America; -- so called originally from the supposed identity of America with India.

Indian Quotations

Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning lousy hunter.
Andy Rooney

An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.
Chief Joseph

I was exposed to a mix of cultures, lots of different religions and beliefs. I was a spiritual kid and went to Indian powwows and Buddhist temples. But over a period of time, with reading and thinking, I started to feel it was all so absurd: The whole idea of life after death is ridiculous.
Harvey Fierstein

All the problems we face in the United States today can be traced to an unenlightened immigration policy on the part of the American Indian.
Pat Paulsen

Pakistan will never be able to match the Indian militarily, and the effort to do so is taking an immense toll on the society.
Noam Chomsky
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Indian Translations

indian in Danish is inder
indian in Dutch is Indisch, Indiaas
indian in Finnish is intialainen
indian in French is indienne
indian in French is Indien
indian in German is indisch
indian in Spanish is amerindio, indio, indico
indian in Swedish is indisk, indian

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