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Caribbean an immigrant to the countries of the Caribbean (West Indies) who is of Indian origin; an Asian West Indian
US and Canadian of, relating to, or originating in the East Indies
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How to use East Indian in a sentence
AL is not just Pacino, it's an East Indian tree, and AM is not just talk-radio, it's a form of "to be."National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are also in the islands a considerable number of imported East Indian coolies and some Chinese.
It seemed that some months before he had been a purser on an East Indian liner.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
Brent's British phlegm was mellowed by a luxuriance of imagination that he had inherited from an East Indian mother.Southern Hearts|Florence Hull Winterburn
The oldest collection of folklore stories or myths now in existence is of East Indian origin and is preserved in the Sanskrit.Algonquin Indian Tales|Egerton R. Young
The island abounded with cassowaries, the East Indian ostrich, and wild hogs.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith