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Definition of Hindoo

Hindoo
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
Hindoo
Hindoo Hin"doo, Hindu Hin"du (?; 277), n.; pl. Hindoosor 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.

Meaning of Hindoo from wikipedia

- refer to residents of the subcontinent who were not Turkic or Muslims. Hindoo is an archaic spelling variant, whose use today is considered derogatory...
- The Hindoo Patriot (Bengali: হিন্দু প্যাট্রিয়ট) was an English w****ly published from Calcutta in the later half of the nineteenth century in Bengal. In...
- up Hindoo in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Hindoo is an archaic spelling of Hindu and one whose use today may be considered derogatory. Hindoo may...
- architecture (also known as Indo-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal, or Hindoo style) was a revivalist architectural style mostly used by British architects...
- Stereotypes of South Asians are broadly believed impressions about individuals of South Asian origin that are often inconsistent with reality. While the...
- Hindoo (1878–1901) was an outstanding American Thoroughbred race horse who won 30 of his 35 starts, including the Kentucky Derby, the Travers Stakes, and...
- (2001) [1880]. Tribes of the Hindoo Koosh. La****: Sang-e-Meel. ISBN 9789693505825. OCLC 223434311. Tribes of the Hindoo Koosh at Google Books (facsimile...
- Tribes of the Hindoo Koosh is a book written by Colonel John Biddulph and originally published in 1880. The book was one of the first written in English...
- Al-Hind is a term used for the people of modern-day India and 'Hindu', or 'Hindoo', was used towards the end of the eighteenth century by the British to refer...
- officers to embrace Hindu culture while stationed there, earning the nickname Hindoo Stuart. He also wrote books and several newspaper articles extolling Hindu...