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Anglo-Indian

[ ang-gloh-in-dee-uhn ]
/ ˈæŋ gloʊˈɪn di ən /
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adjective

belonging to, relating to, or involving England and India, especially as politically associated: Anglo-Indian treaties.
of or relating to Anglo-Indians or their speech.

noun

a person of English and Indian ancestry.
the speech of such persons, characterized by the Anglicizations of Indian words.
a person of English birth or citizenship living in India.

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Origin of Anglo-Indian

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglo-Indian

Anglo-Indian

adjective

of or relating to England and India
denoting or relating to Anglo-Indians
(of a word) introduced into English from an Indian language

noun

a person of mixed English and Indian descent
an English person who lives or has lived for a long time in India
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