East Indian

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East In·dies

Indonesia. The term is sometimes used to refer to all of Southeast Asia. Historically, it referred chiefly to India.

East Indian adj. & n.

East Indian

(Peoples) Caribbean an immigrant to the countries of the Caribbean (West Indies) who is of Indian origin; an Asian West Indian
US and Canadian of, relating to, or originating in the East Indies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.East Indian - a native or inhabitant of the East Indies
East India, East Indies, Malay Archipelago - a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Adj.1.East Indian - of or relating to or located in the East Indies
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The gleaming metal and jewels of the gorgeous ornaments of the men and women, duplicated in the trappings of the zitidars and thoats, and interspersed with the flashing colors of magnificent silks and furs and feathers, lent a barbaric splendor to the caravan which would have turned an East Indian potentate green with envy.
But as I came hither without any concern with the East Indian Company, so it would be difficult to go from hence without their licence, unless with great favour of the captains of the ships, or the company's factors: and to both I was an utter stranger.
Clare's villa was an East Indian cottage, surrounded by light verandahs of bamboo-work, and opening on all sides into gardens and pleasure-grounds.
Then came a blessed year of peace and domesticity, to be followed by nine years, with only a three months' break, five upon the Pacific station, and four on the East Indian.
This is a curious coincidence with the fact which is generally affirmed of the jackals accompanying, in a similarly officious manner, the East Indian tiger.
We turned into a room near at hand (I think it was the identical breakfast-room, made memorable by the brown East Indian sherry), and I heard a voice say, 'Mr.
ON a summer's morning, between thirty and forty years ago, two girls were crying bitterly in the cabin of an East Indian passenger ship, bound outward, from Gravesend to Bombay.
These descendants of the sect of Zoroaster--the most thrifty, civilised, intelligent, and austere of the East Indians, among whom are counted the richest native merchants of Bombay--were celebrating a sort of religious carnival, with processions and shows, in the midst of which Indian dancing-girls, clothed in rose-coloured gauze, looped up with gold and silver, danced airily, but with perfect modesty, to the sound of viols and the clanging of tambourines.
Quoting defence sources, the Asian News International reported that the Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army tested Agni-II at 8:38 am local time from a mobile launcher located in the fourth Integrated Test Range in Balasore district of East Indian state of Odisha.
Falu's Bazaar: A Family Sing-Along Album a family-friendly album of East Indian children's music from international artist Falu, renowned for her talent in blending modern and classical styles.
INDIANITE or Indianness, a term first introduced during the early 1970s by the Martinican researcher, Gilbert Francis Ponaman, is a cultural project that seeks to valorize the East Indian diaspora who came as indentured laborers to the French West Indies during the post-slavery era.
5 tons of diesel, which is the first cross-border supply of burning bonded oil company, is also a "Xiang Yang Hong 01" during the inaugural East Indian Ocean conducted in Hong Kong supply.

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