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In·dus 1

A river of south-central Asia rising in southwest Tibet and flowing about 2,900 km (1,800 mi) northwest through northern India and southwest through Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Its valley was the site of an advanced civilization lasting from c. 2500 to 1500 bc.

In·dus 2

A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Tucana and Pavo. Also called Indian.

[Latin Indus, an Indian, from Greek Indos, the Indus River, an Indian; see indigo.]


(Celestial Objects) a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Telescopium and Tucano


(Placename) a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet in the Kailas Range of the Himalayas and flowing northwest through Kashmir, then southwest across Pakistan to the Arabian Sea: important throughout history, esp for the Indus Civilization (about 3000 to 1500 bc), and for irrigation. Length: about 2900 km (1800 miles)


(ˈɪn dəs)

a river in S Asia, flowing from W Tibet through India and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. 1900 mi. (3060 km) long.


1. industrial.
2. industry.
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Noun1.Indus - a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Tucana
2.Indus - an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian SeaIndus - an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea; "the valley of the Indus was the site of an early civilization"
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947


[ˈɪndəs] N the Indusel Indo
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