East Indian

East Indian
East Indian East" In"di*an (?; see {Indian}). Belonging to, or relating to, the East Indies. -- n. A native of, or a dweller in, the East Indies. [1913 Webster]

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  • East Indian — /ist ˈɪndiən/ (say eest indeeuhn) noun 1. in the Caribbean, a person of Indian origin living in the West Indies; an Asian West Indian. –adjective 2. of or relating to the East Indies …   Australian English dictionary

  • East Indian — I noun a native or inhabitant of the East Indies • Hypernyms: ↑Asian, ↑Asiatic • Member Holonyms: ↑Malay Archipelago, ↑East Indies, ↑East India II adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • East Indian — adjective or noun see East Indies …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • East Indian — adjective relating to the islands of SE Asia or (archaic) the whole of SE Asia to the east of and including India …   English new terms dictionary

  • East Indian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the people, products, or culture of Southeast Asia, particularly the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, or India. 2. noun A native or inhabitant of the Malay Archipelago, Sri Lanka, or India …   Wiktionary

  • East Indian —    Inia …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • East Indian Railway — (eigene Linien, Ende 1910: 2213 engl. Meilen = 3563 km), eine der größten Eisenbahnen in Britisch Ostindien, ehemals Privatbahn, am 1. Januar 1880 vom Staat übernommen, aber noch von der Gesellschaft betrieben, geht von Howra (westlich von… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • East Indian Defence — moves = 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 ECO = A48 A49 birth = nameorigin = parentopening = Indian Defence AKA = chessgid12534 move=3 moves=d4.Nf6.Nf3.g6 nodes=10703.11482.12533.12534In chess, the East Indian Defence is an opening characterized by the move… …   Wikipedia

  • East Indian Railway Company — The East Indian Railway Company subsequently known as the East Indian Railway (EIR) was a pioneering company that introduced rail to Bengal and beyond in eastern India. The company was based in Calcutta.It was established in 1845 and along with… …   Wikipedia

  • East Indian rosewood — noun East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood • Syn: ↑Indian blackwood, ↑East India rosewood, ↑Indian rosewood, ↑Dalbergia latifolia • Hypernyms: ↑rosewood, ↑rosewood tree …   Useful english dictionary