Anglo-Indian


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An·glo-In·di·an

(ăng′glō-ĭn′dē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or between England and India.
n.
1. A person of English and Indian ancestry.
2. A person of English birth or ancestry living in India.
3. The variety of English used in India.

Anglo-Indian

adj
1. of or relating to England and India
2. denoting or relating to Anglo-Indians
3. (of a word) introduced into English from an Indian language
n
4. a person of mixed English and Indian descent
5. an English person who lives or has lived for a long time in India
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Anglo-Indian - a person of English citizenship born or living in India
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Adj.1.Anglo-Indian - relating to British India or the English in IndiaAnglo-Indian - relating to British India or the English in India
Translations

Anglo-Indian

[ˈæŋgləʊˈɪndɪən]
A. ADJangloindio
B. Nangloindio/a m/f
References in classic literature ?
The London party only numbered eight--the Fussells, father and son, two Anglo-Indian ladies named Mrs.
Warrington herself, leading the quiet child; the two Anglo-Indian ladies were always last.
Jos's friends were all from the three presidencies, and his new house was in the comfortable Anglo-Indian district of which Moira Place is the centre.
Then the grey sky-line brightened into silver, and in the broadening light he realized that he had been to the house which belonged to an Anglo-Indian Major named Putnam; and that the Major had a native cook from Malta who was of his communion.
By no social law, rigid or implied, could he be supposed to linger round the lunch of the Anglo-Indian friends; but he lingered, covering his position with torrents of amusing but quite needless conversation.
A soldier stood as a sentry outside, and a superior soldier, an Anglo-Indian officer of distinction, sat writing at the desk inside.
I cannot trace the feeling to its root; perhaps the place was built by an Anglo-Indian.
Then came the Battle of North India, in which the entire Anglo-Indian aeronautic settlement establishment fought for three days against overwhelming odds, and was dispersed and destroyed in detail.
Only, if you succeed in becoming pukka, you can rise, you know, to four hundred and fifty a month.' Whereat the Principal gave him much good advice as to his conduct, and his manners, and his morals; and others, his elders, who had not been wafted into billets, talked as only Anglo-Indian lads can, of favouritism and corruption.
I have found a wing of his house turned into a hospital for sick men, and there I once spent a week in the company of two dismal nurses and a specialist in "Sprue." Another time the place was full of schoolboys--sons of Anglo-Indians whom the Infant had collected for the holidays, and they nearly broke his keeper's heart.
"The community could no longer stand on two stools," wrote Frank Anthony, an Anglo-Indian leader who occupied one of the reserved parliamentary seats for decades.
Many Anglo-Indian families lived in the Railway Colony and the adjoining suburb of Garhi Shahu, which reflected a festive air as celebrations began.

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