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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

Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done.
Russell Means

There were times, especially when I was traveling for 'Eat, Pray, Love,' when, I swear to God, I would feel this weight of my female ancestors, all those Swedish farmwives from beyond the grave who were like, 'Go! Go to Naples! Eat more pizza! Go to India, ride an elephant! Do it! Swim in the Indian Ocean. Read those books. Learn a language.'
Elizabeth Gilbert

I've always assumed that my parents and my in-laws would live with me when I get older and have children. I just assume it will happen and that it's the right way to do things. It's a deeply Indian custom - that you kind of inherit your parents and your spouse's parents and you take care of them eventually.
Mindy Kaling
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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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