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India

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In·dia \ˈin-dē-ə\

Definition of India

  1. —a communications code word for the letter i



1952

First Known Use of india

1952


India

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geographical name In·dia \ˈin-dē-ə\

Definition of India

  1. 1 peninsula region (often called a subcontinent) S Asia S of the Himalayas between Bay of Bengal & Arabian Sea occupied by India, Pakistan, & Bangladesh & formerly often considered to include Burma (but not Ceylon)

  2. 2 those parts of India until 1947 under British rule or protection together with Baluchistan & the Andaman & Nicobar islands &, prior to 1937, Burma

  3. 3 country comprising major portion of peninsula; a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations; until 1947 a part of the British Empire ∗ New Delhi area 1,195,063 square miles (3,095,472 square kilometers), pop 1,200,000,000





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