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1. (Placename) a poetic name for India
2. (Placename) an obsolete name for the Indies


abbreviation for
1. (Roman Catholic Church) Also: IDN in nomine Dei
2. (Automotive Engineering) India (international car registration)
[(for sense 1) Latin: in the name of God]



1. Archaic. India.
2. Obs. the Indies.


var. of indo- before a vowel: indamine.


investigative new drug.


1. India.
2. Indiana.
3. Indies.


1. independent.
2. index.
3. indicative.
4. industry.
References in classic literature ?
And by and by she gived me such a swate smile, from one ind of her mouth to the ither, that it made me as bould as a pig, and I jist took hould of the ind of her little finger in the most dillikitest manner in natur, looking at her all the while out o' the whites of my eyes.
High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshon the wealth of ORMUS and of IND, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showrs on her Kings BARBARIC Pearl & Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence; and from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond thus high, insatiate to pursue Vain Warr with Heav'n, and by success untaught His proud imaginations thus displaid.
BRIDGEND Lab lose to NOC C gain 10, PC gain 2, Lab lose 6, Ind lose 4, LD lose 2.
Additionally, Treatment IND drugs should not be considered categorically ineligible.
Recommendation V Kohli top India runscorer 1pt 4-1 general HEAD-TO-HEADS INDIA v WEST INDIES Dec 11 WI 16 runs Ahmedabad WI 260/5, Ind 244 Dec 11 Ind 5 wkts V'hapatnam Ind 270/5, WI 269/9 Nov 11 Ind 1 wkt Cuttack WI 211/9,Ind 213/9 Jun 11 WI 7 wkts Jamaica Ind 251, WI 255/3 Jun 11 WI 103 runs Antigua WI 249/8, Ind 146 Jun 11 Ind 3 wkts Antigua WI 225.