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Indus

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[ in-duhs ]
/ ˈɪn dəs /
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noun
a river in S Asia, flowing from W Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. 1,900 miles (3,060 km) long.
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Other definitions for Indus (2 of 3)

Indus2
[ in-duhs ]
/ ˈɪn dəs /

noun, genitive In·di [in-dahy]. /ˈɪn daɪ/. Astronomy.
the Indian, a southern constellation between Grus and Pavo.

Origin of Indus

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<New Latin, Latin

Other definitions for Indus (3 of 3)

indus.

abbreviation
industrial.
industry.
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British Dictionary definitions for Indus (1 of 2)

Indus1
/ (ˈɪndəs) /

noun
a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Telescopium and Tucano

British Dictionary definitions for Indus (2 of 2)

Indus2
/ (ˈɪndəs) /

noun
a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet in the Kailas Range of the Himalayas and flowing northwest through Kashmir, then southwest across Pakistan to the Arabian Sea: important throughout history, esp for the Indus Civilization (about 3000 to 1500 bc), and for irrigation. Length: about 2900 km (1800 miles)
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