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geographical name Hin·du·stan \ˌhin-(ˌ)dü-ˈstan, -də-, -ˈstän\

Definition of Hindustan

  1. 1 region N India N of the Deccan including the plain drained by the Indus, the Ganges, & the Brahmaputra

  2. 2 the subcontinent of India

  3. 3 the Republic of India

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