from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A member of a Dravidian people inhabiting central India.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of an aboriginal race in central India and the Deccan, believed to be of Dravidian stock.
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- noun A member of the
Gondipeople of India.
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- noun a member of a formerly tribal people in south central India
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A proverbial saying about the caste is '_Gond Raja, Parka Pardhan_,' or 'The Gond is the master and the Parka the servant,' and this also points to their connection with the Gonds.
Pictured, a family from the Gothikoya or Muria Gond tribe built a temporary home in Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh, July 2009.
It was called "digna," the decorative pattern that the Gond tribal people drew on their walls during weddings and festivals.
Symbolism is central to the Gond art world; nothing is perceived literally.
The Vyams are renowned practitioners of Gond tribal art, traditionally painted on floors, walls and doorways of mud huts in villages.
The illustrations are by three artists from the Gond tribe of India.
Passengers — Gond tribals with their weekly haul from the forest — were told to disembark and the men boarded the empty bus and ordered the driver to drive on.
Dantewada district is sparsely populated with Gond tribes.
The case of Kumra Manku Bai of Adilabad district should stand as a classic example in the protection of tribal lands, the Union minister said before felicitating the Gond woman who successfully fought legal battle to reclaim her land after 37 years.
Too late they discovered the trick, and Azuth locked the prison with a key forged of shadows by the god Gond, Wonderbringer.