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Indienne

[an-dee-en; French an-dyen]
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adjective
  1. (of food) prepared or seasoned in East Indian style, as with curry.
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noun
  1. (lowercase) a lightweight cotton fabric printed or painted in imitation of fabrics made in India.
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Origin of Indienne

1875–80, Americanism; < French à l'indienne; see Indian
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  • The Indienne sailed gaily on with as fair a wind as could blow for her.

    Captain Paul

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • La belle Indienne, as the cripple styled her, soon became a favourite at his parties, and lost her shyness by degrees.

    The Wits and Beaux of Society

    Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton

  • It was then clearly discernible that she was a larger ship than the Indienne, and that she carried thirty-six guns.

    Captain Paul

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • Order Arthur to bring us a few flags, and let us prove to this unknown, that the Indienne has several disguises at her disposal.

    Captain Paul

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere

  • One fourth of the crew of the Indienne fell killed or mutilated on the enemy's deck, in the midst of cries and maledictions.

    Captain Paul

    Alexandre Dumas, Pere