Anglo-Indian

adjective

Definition of Anglo-Indian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of British India or the English in India : of or concerning the English and the Indian peoples
2 : of or belonging to the language of the English in India

Anglo-Indian

noun
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Definition of Anglo-Indian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an Englishman living in India
2 India : a person of European (as British) and Indian ancestry

called also Eurasian

3 : the terms adopted into English from the languages of India

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First Known Use of Anglo-Indian

Adjective

1804, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Anglo-Indian

Adjective

Anglo- + Indian (of India)

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The first known use of Anglo-Indian was in 1804

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“Anglo-Indian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anglo-Indian. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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