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India appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Aid nine men, India.
  • "Ev, awl adits aid nine posts!" I dash to boss, "so both sadists open India’s tidal wave."
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Fun fact! India has more people who speak or understand English than any other country in the world.

Fun fact! Until 1870's, the schools in England taught only Greek and Latin and there were no professors of English literature in Oxford and Cambridge. But then back in India, schools had a well developed curriculum to teach English.

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Definition of the noun India

What does India mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
    • examples: He has been to India. | We import tea from India. | Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun who lived and worked in Calcutta, India. | Mother Teresa used the prize money for her work in India and around the world. | Mr White has gone to India. | Fork-users are mainly in Europe, North America, and Latin America; chopstick-users in eastern Asia and finger-users in Africa, the Middle East, Indonesia, and India. | According to TV news, there was a plane crash in India. | The ship is at sea for India. | Columbus argued that he could reach India by going west. | I ran out of money during my stay in India.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of India: Bharat / Republic of India
    • instance of: Asian country / Asian nation = any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
    • part of: Asia = the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia
    • parts:
      • Assam = state in northeastern India
      • Karnataka / Mysore = state in southern India
      • Manipur = state in northeastern India
      • Hindustan = northern region of India where Hinduism predominates
      • Sikkim = a state in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan
      • Canara / Kanara = a historical region of southwestern India on the west coast
      • Punjab = a historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan
      • New Delhi / Delhi = a city in north central India
      • Bangalore = an industrial city in south central India
      • Jubbulpore / Jabalpur = an industrial city of central India to the southeast of Delhi
      • Calcutta / Kolkata = the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India
      • Bombay / Mumbai = a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city
      • Agra = a city in northern India; former capital of the Mogul empire
      • Hyderabad = a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
      • Chennai / Madras = a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal
      • Lucknow = a city in northern India in Uttar Pradesh
      • Mysore = a city in southern India to the southwest of Bangalore
      • Salem = a city in southern India
      • Andhra Pradesh = a state of southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
      • Bihar = a state of northeastern India
      • Goa = a state of southwestern India
      • Gujarat / Gujerat = an industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay
      • Tamil Nadu / Madras = a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal
      • Uttar Pradesh = a state in northern India
      • Maharashtra = a state in west-central India
      • Orissa = state in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal
      • Nilgiri Hills = hills in southern India
      • West Bengal = a state in eastern India
      • Jammu and Kashmir / Cashmere / Kashmir = an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India
      • Great Indian Desert / Thar Desert = a desert to the east of the Indus River in northwestern India and southeastern Pakistan
      • Brahmaputra River / Brahmaputra = an Asian river
      • Ganges River / Ganges = an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal
      • Himalaya Mountains / Himalayas / Himalaya = a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet
      • Kamet = a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India
      • Nanda Devi = a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India
      • Pobeda Peak / Pobedy Peak = a mountain peak in the Tien Shan mountains in northern India
      • Tien Shan / Tyan Shan = a major mountain range of central Asia
    • member of: British Commonwealth / Commonwealth of Nations = an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown; British Empire = a former empire consisting of Great Britain and all the territories under its control; reached its greatest extent at the end of World War I; it included the British Isles, British West Indies, Canada, British Guiana
    • member: Indian = a native or inhabitant of India

Phrases with India

Phrases starting with the word India:

  1. india ink
  2. india paper
  3. India Almond
  4. india rubber
  5. India Mustard
  6. India Pale Ale
  7. India Lovegrass
  8. India Heliotrope
  9. india-rubber fig
  10. india-rubber tree

Phrases ending with the word India:

  1. Dryxo India
  2. Fico d'India
  3. Agrotis India
  4. Pride of India
  5. pride-of-india
  6. Kavika Ni India
  7. Scelimena India
  8. Sympiesis India
  9. Podospongia India

Other phrase containing the word India:

  1. east india kino

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for India

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Google previewNew Vision For The New Millennium (2000)

by Dr. Vasant Joshi

India is a paradox, constant images of contradictions.

Google previewDeath of a Doctor (2007)

by Carlton Smith

India is a land of many colors — of races, to be sure, but also of cultures: of arts, foods, fabrics, customs, languages,

Today, India is the homeland of nearly a billion human beings — three times the population of the United States, in a ...

Google previewEnergy Law in India (2010)

by Mohammad Naseem

India is a diverse country from every viewpoint, which is apparent and reflected, inter alia, in the physical features of the...

With the largest, stable and functioning democracy, India is the second most populous country and its economy ranks ...

Google previewComparative Sport Development (2013)

Systems, Participation and Public Policy by Kirstin Hallmann, Karen Petry

India is the second most populous country in the world after China with more than 1.2 billion people which is equivalent to 17.14% of the world population. Apart from the sheer size, the Indian population is characterized by extensive diversity ...

Google previewAssessing and MitigatingBusiness Risks in India (2012)

by Balbir B. Bhasin

India is a major economic force in the global economy. Its growth rate has been nothing short of stupendous...

India is the leading global source in knowledge and business processing services.

Google previewPop Culture India! (2006)

Media, Arts, and Lifestyle by Asha Kasbekar

India is a nation of music lovers, and music is a central feature of most forms of mass entertainment.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of India (2006)

by Surjit Mansingh

India is attracting international attention as a rising power in this first decade of the 21st century. Established powers, including the United States, seek strategic partnership with it. India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Reservation (2002)

by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva

India is probably the only country in the world which has embodied in its constitution commitment to pursue a policy of positive discrimination. The policy resulted in the form of reservation of seats for specific categories of people in the major ...

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Scrabble value of I1N1D2I1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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