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


noun, genitive Indi [in-dahy] . Astronomy.
the Indian, a southern constellation between Grus and Pavo.

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Indus1 (ˈɪndəs)
a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Telescopium and Tucano

Indus2 (ˈɪndəs)
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)

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