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hindoo


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindoo  \Hin"doo\,  or  Hindu  calendar  \Hindu,  calendar\  . 
  A  lunisolar  calendar  of  India,  according  to  which  the  year  is 
  divided  into  twelve  months,  with  an  extra  month  inserted 
  after  every  month  in  which  two  new  moons  occur  (once  in  three 
  years). 
 
  Note:  The  intercalary  month  has  the  name  of  the  one  which 
  precedes  it  The  year  usually  commences  about  April  11. 
  The  months  are  follows:  Baisakh  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 
  April-May  Jeth  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  May-June  Asarh 
  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  June-July  Sawan  (Sarawan)  .  .  . 
  .  .  .  .  July-Aug.  Bhadon  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 
  Aug.-Sept.  Asin  (Kuar).  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Sept.-Oct. 
  Katik  (Kartik)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Oct.-Nov.  Aghan  .  .  .  . 
  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Nov.-Dec.  Pus  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 
  Dec.-Jan.  Magh  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Jan.-Feb. 
  Phagun  (Phalgun)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  Feb.-March  Chait  .  .  .  . 
  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  March-April 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindoo  \Hin"doo\,  Hindu  \Hin"du\  (?;  277),  n.;  pl  {Hindoos}or 
  {Hindus}.  [Per.  Hind[=u],  fr  Hind,  Hind[=u]st[=a]n,  India. 
  Cf  {Indian}.] 
  A  native  inhabitant  of  Hindostan.  As  an  ethnical  term  it  is 
  confined  to  the  Dravidian  and  Aryan  races;  as  a  religious 
  name  it  is  restricted  to  followers  of  the  Veda. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hindoo 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  supporting  Hinduism;  "the  Hindu  faith" 
  [syn:  {Hindu},  {Hindi},  {Hindoo}] 
  n  1:  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  Hindustan  or  India  [syn:  {Hindu}, 
  {Hindoo},  {Hindustani}] 
  2:  a  person  who  adheres  to  Hinduism  [syn:  {Hindu},  {Hindoo}] 




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