Indus Definition

ĭndəs
noun
A S constellation between Pavo and Grus.
Webster's New World

(law) Abbreviation of industry.

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(law) Abbreviation of industrial.

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(law) Abbreviation of industries.

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Indus River
pronoun

(astronomy) A constellation of the southern sky between Grus and Pavo. It commemorates American Indians.

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A large river of south-central Asia, rising in Tibet and flowing through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea.

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A hamlet in Alberta, Canada.

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proper name
River in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet and flowing west across Jammu and Kashmir, India, then southwest through Pakistan into the Arabian Sea: c. 1,900 mi (3,058 km)
Webster's New World
other
A river of south-central Asia rising in southwest Tibet and flowing about 2,900 km (1,800 mi) northwest through northern India and southwest through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Its valley was the site of an advanced civilization lasting from c. 2500 to 1500 bc .
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Origin of Indus

  • From Latin Indus, from Ancient Greek Ἰνδός (Indos), from Old Persian (hiⁿduš), from Proto-Iranian *hindu- (compare Avestan (hiṇdu-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sindʰu- or Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu).

    From Wiktionary

  • Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin Indus, "Indian".

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin Indus an Indian from Greek Indos the Indus River, an Indian indigo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A shortened forn of industry

    From Wiktionary

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