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Indian Territory

  

      n   the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the U.S. government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907  
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Indian  
      n  
1    a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Republic of India  
2    an American Indian  
3    not in scholarly usage   any of the languages of the American Indians  
      adj  
4    of, relating to, or characteristic of India, its inhabitants, or any of their languages  
5    of, relating to, or characteristic of the American Indians or any of their languages  


American Indian  
      n  
1      (Also called)    Indian, Red Indian, Amerindian, Native American   a member of any of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, or South America, having Mongoloid affinities, notably straight black hair and a yellow to brown skin  
      adj  
2      (Also)    Amerindian   of or relating to any of these peoples, their languages, or their cultures  
American Indian Movement  
      n   a militant movement or grouping of American Indians, organized in 1968 to combat discrimination, injustice, etc.  
Anglo-Indian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to England and India  
2    denoting or relating to Anglo-Indians  
3    (of a word) introduced into English from an Indian language  
      n  
4    a person of mixed English and Indian descent  
5    an English person who lives or has lived for a long time in India  
British Indian Ocean Territory  
      n   a UK Overseas Territory in the Indian Ocean: consists of the Chagos Archipelago (formerly a dependency of Mauritius) and formerly included (until 1976) Aldabra, Farquhar, and Des Roches, now administratively part of the Seychelles. Diego Garcia is an important naval base  
East Indian  
      n  
1      (Caribbean)   an immigrant to the countries of the Caribbean (West Indies) who is of Indian origin; an Asian West Indian  
      adj  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   of, relating to, or originating in the East Indies  
French and Indian War  
      n   the war (1755--60) between the French and British, each aided by different Indian tribes, that formed part of the North American Seven Years' War  
Great Indian Desert  
      n      another name for the       Thar Desert  
Indian agent  
      n   an official who represents the U.S. or Canadian government to a group of North American Indians  
Indian bread  
      n      another name for       corn bread  
Indian cholera  
      n      another name for       cholera  
Indian club  
      n   a bottle-shaped club, usually used in pairs by gymnasts, jugglers, etc.  
Indian corn  
      n      another name for       maize       1  
Indian Desert  
      n      another name for the       Thar Desert  
Indian Empire  
      n   British India and the Indian states under indirect British control, which gained independence as India and Pakistan in 1947  
Indian file  
      n      another term for       single file  
Indian giver  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
offensive   a person who asks for the return of a present he has given  
  Indian giving      n  
Indian hemp  
      n  
1       another name for       hemp   esp. the variety Cannabis indica, from which several narcotic drugs are obtained   esp. the variety Cannabis indica, from which several narcotic drugs are obtained  
2      (Also called)    dogbane   a perennial American apocynaceous plant, Apocynum cannabinum, whose fibre was formerly used by the Indians to make rope  
Indian ink   ,   (esp. U.S. and Canadian)   India ink  
      n  
1    a black pigment made from a mixture of lampblack and a binding agent such as gelatine or glue: usually formed into solid cakes and sticks  
2    a black liquid ink made from this pigment,   (Also called)    China ink, Chinese ink  
Indian liquorice  
      n   a woody leguminous tropical Asian climbing plant, Abrus precatorius, with scarlet black-spotted poisonous seeds, used as beads, and roots used as a substitute for liquorice,   (Also called)    jequirity  
Indian list  
      n  
Informal   (in Canada) a list of persons to whom spirits may not be sold,   (Also called)    interdict list  
Indian mallow  
      n   a tall malvaceous weedy North American plant, Abutilon theophrasti, with small yellow flowers and large velvety leaves  
Indian meal  
      n      another name for       corn meal  
Indian millet  
      n      another name for       durra  
Indian mulberry  
      n   a small rubiaceous tree, Morinda citrifolia, of SE Asia and Australasia, with rounded yellow fruits: yields red and yellow dyes  
Indian Mutiny  
      n   a revolt of Indian troops (1857--59) that led to the transfer of the administration of India from the East India Company to the British Crown  
Indian National Congress  
      n   the official name for Congress (the political party)  
Indian Ocean  
      n   an ocean bordered by Africa in the west, Asia in the north, and Australia in the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean in the south. Average depth: 3900 m (13000 ft.). Greatest depth (off the Sunda Islands): 7450 m (24442 ft.). Area: about 73556000 sq. km (28400000 sq. miles)  
Indian pipe  
      n   a white or pinkish saprophytic woodland plant, Monotropa uniflora, of the N hemisphere, with a solitary nodding flower resembling a pipe: family Monotropaceae  
Indian red  
      n  
1    a red pigment containing ferric oxide, used in paints and cosmetics and produced by oxidizing iron salts  
2    a type of red soil containing ferric oxide, found in S Asia and used as a pigment and metal polish  
Indian reserve   , reservation  
      n      See       reservation       4  
Indian rice  
      n  
1    an annual erect aquatic North American grass, Zizania aquatica, with edible purplish-black grain  
2    the grain of this plant,   (Also called)    wild rice  
Indian rope-trick  
      n   the supposed Indian feat of climbing an unsupported rope  
Indian sign  
      n     (U.S)   a magic spell designed to place the victim in one's power or bring him bad luck  
Indian States and Agencies  
      pl n      another name for the       Native States  
Indian summer  
      n  
1    a period of unusually settled warm weather after the end of summer proper  
2    a period of ease and tranquillity or of renewed productivity towards the end of a person's life or of an epoch,   (See also)        Saint Martin's summer  
     (originally US: probably so named because it was first noted in regions occupied by American Indians)  
Indian sweater  
      n      another name for       Cowichan sweater  
Indian Territory  
      n   the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the U.S. government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907  
Indian tobacco  
      n   a poisonous North American campanulaceous plant, Lobelia inflata, with small pale blue flowers and rounded inflated seed capsules  
Plains Indian  
      n   a member of any of the North American Indian peoples formerly living in the Great Plains of the U.S. and Canada  
Red Indian  
      n  
      adj      another name, now considered offensive, for       American Indian  
     (see redskin)  
West Indian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the West Indies, its inhabitants, or their language or culture  
2    native to or derived from the West Indies  
      n  
3    a native or inhabitant of the West Indies  
4    a person of West Indian descent  

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arboreal, nocturnal and insectivorous species of bear in the Indian subcontinent
known also as Labiated Bear
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