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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

The grass is always greener on the other side. We are busy applying fairness creams while people in the West go bare-bodied on the beach to get a tan. Indian girls have ruled the roost when it comes to beauty pageants. I flaunt my complexion, and I am proud to be noticed as an Indian wherever I go.
Shilpa Shetty

There are two things in Indian history - one is the incredible optimism and potential of the place, and the other is the betrayal of that potential - for example, corruption. Those two strands intertwine through the whole of Indian history, and maybe not just Indian history.
Salman Rushdie

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

We all know the Indians were colonized by the Europeans, but every colonized Indian has been colonized by the Indian reaction to colonization.
Sherman Alexie

The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians.
Geronimo
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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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