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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

Though music transcends language, culture and time, and though notes are the same, Indian music is unique because it is evolved, sophisticated and melodies are defined.
Dayananda Saraswati

In my family, as in most middle-class Indian families I knew when I was growing up, science and mathematics were held in awe.
Aravind Adiga

One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
Sarojini Naidu

We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
George Crook
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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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