Etymology: From Greek á, via Latin , derived from á, the Indus River. á itself comes from the (Pers.) (FAchar, ÙÙ) (Hend) (in Sanskrit sindhu, river). English in the 9th century (in King Alfred's translation of Orosius), and again since the 17th century.
- The territory east of the river Indus and south of the Himalaya mountains (formerly also known as Hindustan)
- Country in South Asia (Bharat). Official name: Republic of India.
- Formerly applied to America, also pl. Indies (obsolete)
- The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
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