non–Indian

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noun non–In·di·an \ˌnän-ˈin-dē-ən\

Definition of non–Indian

  1. 1 :  a person who is not an American Indian … commodities that Ojibwe sold or traded with non-Indians. — Chantal Norrgard

  2. 2 :  a person who is not a native or inhabitant of India They argue that it is not possible for non-Indians to study India … — Wendy Doniger

non–Indian

adjective … efforts to revitalize Pueblo textile arts with a view to … producing articles that would appeal to the non-Indian market. — Kate P. Kent In my new novel … I have major non-Indian characters, Americans as it happens, and that is bound to influence the way the book is perceived both in the United States and in India. — Shashi Tharoor

First Known Use of non–indian

1853


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