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Hindustan

[ hin-doo-stahn, -stan ]
/ ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑn, -ˈstæn /
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noun

Persian name of India, especially the part N of the Deccan.
the predominantly Hindu areas of India, as contrasted with the predominantly Muslim areas of Pakistan.

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Hindustan
/ (ˌhɪndʊˈstɑːn) /

noun

the land of the Hindus, esp India north of the Deccan and excluding Bengal
the general area around the Ganges where Hindi is the predominant language
the areas of India where Hinduism predominates, as contrasted with those areas where Islam predominates
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