subcontinent

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republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947 Bharat , India , Republic of India
perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus D bonavist , Dolichos lablab , Egyptian bean , hyacinth bean , Indian bean , Lablab purpureus
tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta) churidars
sometimes included in the Caucasian race; native to the subcontinent of India Indian race
member of an Indo-European people widely scattered throughout the northwest of the Indian subcontinent and consisting of Muslims and Hindus and Sikhs Jat
long tunic worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars) kameez
loose collarless shirt worn by many people on the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars or pyjama) kurta
leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent malik
pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez) salwar , shalwar
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