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Ind

[ind] /ɪnd/
noun
1.
Literary. India.
2.
Obsolete. the Indies.
Origin of Ind
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English Inde < Old French Inde < Latin India India

IND

Pharmacology.

ind.

3.
4.
indicated.
6.
7.
9.

Ind.

1.
2.
Indian (def 2).
Also, Ind.
3.
4.

ind-

1.
variant of indo- before a vowel:
indamine.

I.N.D.

1.
in the name of God.
Origin
From the Latin word in nōmine Deī
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Examples from the Web for Ind
Historical Examples
  • From Ind to Ind of the land, the downtrodden serfs of Ireland are rising in their millions.

    My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
  • So she 'olds the brat, and I never sees it agin; and there's an Ind of the bother!'

    Lucretia, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Begorra thin, was it this Ind ye'd be afther wantin' me to hould?

  • Things wurrk out in the Ind, if we do be doin' the bist we know how.

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • Begob, it's mesilf that thought ye'd moved to the Ind of nowhere.

    The Doctor Ralph Connor
  • Mr. Coope was born in 1814, and was a partner in the firm of Ind, Coope, and Co.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • I know which Ind of the egg the chicken'll be after chippin'—every time.

  • The bear meat was tough and musky, but it could be eaten, must be eaten, Ind was eaten.

    Overland

    John William De Forest
  • Words about it we had, and the Ind of it was he put it all into me brother Ned's little farm.

  • Musha, then, you didn't ever come that far all on Ind—sure it's miles untould.

British Dictionary definitions for Ind

Ind

/ɪnd/
noun
1.
a poetic name for India
2.
an obsolete name for the Indies

IND

abbreviation
1.
Also IDN. in nomine Dei
2.
India (international car registration)
Word Origin
(for sense 1) Latin: in the name of God

Ind.

abbreviation
1.
Independent
2.
India
3.
Indian
4.
Indiana
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