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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

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- 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...
- Stereotypes of South Asians consist of various generalized beliefs about individuals from South Asia which derive from the region's history and interaction...
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- Indo-Saracenic architecture (also known as Indo-Gothic, Mughal-Gothic, Neo-Mughal, in the 19th century often Indo-Islamic style) was a revivalist architectural...
- 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...
- 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...
- Presidency University, Kolkata (formerly Presidency College, Kolkata) is a public state university located in College Street, Kolkata. It was among the...