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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindu  \Hin"du\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Hindoo}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hindu 
  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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