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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.
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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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KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that his government has decided to construct another bridge on River Indus to connect Ghotki with Kandhkot .
Recent floods have destroyed the entire Riverine area on both sides of River Indus submerging crops of sugarcane, cotton, vegetables and even orchards.
Diamer-Bhasha Dam is an under-construction roller compacted concrete (RCC) dam on the River Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.
Lahore -- The liberalised fisheries law of the Sindh province has put into jeopardy the existence of the rare sweet water mammal, Indus River Dolphin, as it encourages more people to get fishing licence than before, which resulted in that as many as 40 dolphins were reportedly found dead in the River Indus last year.
Niki Tawi (J-K) , Feb 21 (ANI): India and Pakistan officials attended a high-level meeting of the Indus Water Treaty Commission in Jammu to discuss a proposal by India to erect a dam on the river Indus.
According to available data, River Indus is flowing in exceptionally high flood with falling trend at Chashma and in very high flood with falling trend at Kalabagh.
And to rub salt into the wounds, the 13-year-old, who was amateur-ridden at overweight and permit-trained, won from the fancied River Indus, who had beaten him by more than 30 lengths when the pair took on Classified and company in a much better race at Fontwell only 12 days previously, and who was reopposing on much better terms.