HyperDic: india

English > 1 sense of the word India:
NOUNlocationIndia, Republic of India, Bharata republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia
India > pronunciation
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > India: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947.
SynonymsRepublic of India, Bharat
Instance ofAsian country, Asian nationAny one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
Member ofBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of NationsAn association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
British EmpireA former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control
MembersIndianA native or inhabitant of India
Part ofAsiaThe largest continent with 60% of the earth's population
PartsAgraA city in northern India
Andhra PradeshA state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Assamstate in northeastern India
BangaloreAn industrial city in south central India (west of Chennai)
BiharA state of northeastern India
Brahmaputra, Brahmaputra RiverAn Asian river
Chennai, MadrasA city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal
Delhi, New DelhiA city in north central India
Ganges, Ganges RiverAn Asian river
GoaA state of southwestern India
Gujarat, GujeratA region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken
Himalayas, Himalaya Mountains, HimalayaA mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet
HindustanNorthern region of India where Hinduism predominates
HyderabadA city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
Jabalpur, JubbulporeAn industrial city of central India to the southeast of Delhi
KametA mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high)
Kanara, CanaraA historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
Karnataka, Mysorestate in southern India
Kashmir, Cashmere, Jammu and KashmirAn area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
Kolkata, CalcuttaThe largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world
LucknowA city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh
MaharashtraA historical area in west-central India
Manipurstate in northeastern India
Mumbai, BombayA city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea
MysoreA city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
Nanda DeviA mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)
Nilgiri Hillshills in southern India
Orissastate in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
Pobeda Peak, Pobedy PeakA mountain peak in the Tien Shan mountains in northern India (24,406 feet high)
PunjabA historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan
SalemA city in southern India
SikkimA geographical area and former kingdom in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
Tamil Nadu, MadrasA state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh)
Thar Desert, Great Indian DesertA desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
Tien Shan, Tyan ShanA major mountain range of central Asia
Uttar PradeshA state in northern India
West BengalA state in eastern India
Region ofHinduism, HindooismThe religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
Indian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutinydiscontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858
LucknowThe British residents of Lucknow were besieged by Indian insurgents during the Indian Mutiny (1857)
Mogul empireAn empire established by the Mogul conquerors of India that reigned from 1526 to 1857
Panipat, battle of Panipatbattle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761
Plassey, battle of PlasseyThe victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, National Volunteers AssociationAn all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India's Hindus
Tareekh e Kasas, Movement for RevengeAn organization of Muslims in India who killed Hindus in September 2002
al-UmmahA terrorist group formed in India in 1992
ashram(India) a place of religious retreat for Hindus
ayah(in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children
chapatti, chapatiFlat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
croreThe number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros
dacoit, dakoitA member of an armed gang of robbers
dacoity, dakoityrobbery by a gang of armed dacoits
godown(in India and Malaysia) a warehouse
jawan(India) a private soldier or male constable
mahoutThe driver and keeper of an elephant
malikThe leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent
mulligatawnyA soup of eastern India that is flavored with curry
nawab, nabobA governor in India during the Mogul empire
outcaste, castelessnot belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society
panchayat, panchayet, punchayetA village council in India or southern Pakistan
pukka, puckaabsolutely first class and genuine
subcontinentA large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
wallahusually in combination
SpanishIndia, República de la India
CatalanIndia, Índia
AdjectivesAnglo-Indianrelating to British India or the English in India
Indianof or relating to or characteristic of India or the East Indies or their peoples or languages or cultures

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