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Indienne

[ an-dee-en; French an-dyen ]

adjective

  1. (of food) prepared or seasoned in East Indian style, as with curry.


noun

  1. (lowercase) a lightweight cotton fabric printed or painted in imitation of fabrics made in India.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Indienne1

1875–80, Americanism; < French à l'indienne; Indian

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Example Sentences

Cette indienne est une sorte de percale ou toile de coton peinte, dont il y a plusieurs fabriques en Catalogne.

The Indienne sailed gaily on with as fair a wind as could blow for her.

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

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

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

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