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Indus

[in-duh s] /ˈɪn dəs/
noun
1.
a river in S Asia, flowing from W Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. 1900 miles (3060 km) long.

Indus

[in-duh s] /ˈɪn dəs/
noun, genitive Indi
[in-dahy] /ˈɪn daɪ/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Indian, a southern constellation between Grus and Pavo.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Latin

indus.

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British Dictionary definitions for Indus

Indus1

/ˈɪndəs/
noun
1.
a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Telescopium and Tucano

Indus2

/ˈɪndəs/
noun
1.
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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Word Origin and History for Indus

river in Asia, from Sanskrit sindhu "river." The southern constellation, created 1603 by Bayer, represents "an Indian," not the river.

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Related Abbreviations for Indus

indus.

  1. industrial
  2. industry
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