American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river of south-central Asia rising in southwest Xizang (Tibet) and flowing about 3,057 km (1,900 mi) northwest through northern India and southwest through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Its valley was the site of an advanced civilization lasting c. 2500 to 1500 B.C.
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Tucana and Pavo. Also called Indian.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The ‘Indian,’ a moderately large southern constellation between Grus and Pavo, containing, however, no conspicuous stars, its brightest being only of magnitude 3½.
- n. A large river of south-central Asia, rising in Tibet and flowing through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
- n. astronomy A constellation of the southern sky between Grus and Pavo. It commemorates American Indians.
- n. an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea
- n. a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Tucana
- Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin Indus, "Indian". (Wiktionary)
- Latin Indus, an Indian, from Greek Indos, the Indus River, an Indian; see indigo. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Abdallah erected an independant kingdom of which the Indus is the general boundary.”
“The name Indus valley culture was given primarily because most of the sites of this culture were found in Indus valley after the first excavation in 1922.”
“The name "India" came from the word 'Indus', which derives from the Persian word "Hindu" which was used to describe the Sindhu river (now known as the Indus).”
“I first heard of Rubberoom through a 12’ that they released back in 1995 called “Body Snatch’n” which is now available for download on 12 Inchers and later in 1999 after their indie label Indus Recordings got signed by short lived 3-2-1/Zero Hour Records and Architechnolgy was released to the public.”
“Almost at once the judgment of Don Hatch that the Indus was a river of deception rings true.”
“It tooke the name of the floude called Indus, whiche closeth vp the lande on the Weste side.”
“Of Asia the greater part was explored by Dareios, who desiring to know of the river Indus, which is a second river producing crocodiles of all the rivers in the world, — to know,”
“From the man who had journeyed furthest, he learned one day that a half-month's march from the Indus was a river even greater.”
“From the land of Edom, directly over the equator of the planet, we turned our faces westward, and, skirting the Mare Erytræum, arrived above the place where the broad canal known as the Indus empties into the sea.”
“The Indus, which is nowhere bridged within the district, is navigable for native boats throughout its course of 76 m.”
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