EAST INDIES, a name formerly applied vaguely, in its widest sense, to the whole area of India, Further India and the Malay Archipelago, in distinction from the West Indies, which, at the time of their discovery, were taken to be the extreme parts of the Indian region.
lying on the western slope of the peninsula, where that He slope is at its widest, between the Harra and the Red Sea.
Chinese has the widest capacity of any tongue ever invented.
It is also used even more loosely as synonymous in the widest sense with "idea," "notion."
In the widest sense it may include both the " first philosophy " of Aristotle, and the theory of knowledge (in what sense can there be true knowledge?), i.e.