Definition of Hindu. Meaning of Hindu. Synonyms of Hindu

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Definition of Hindu

Hindu
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.
Hindu
Hindu Hin"du, n. Same as Hindoo.

Meaning of Hindu from wikipedia

- Hindus (Hindustani: [ˈɦɪndu] (listen); /ˈhɪnduːz, hɪndʊz/) are persons who regard themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects...
- The Hindu is an English-language daily newspaper owned by The Hindu Group, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It began as a w****ly in 1878 and...
- billion followers, or 15–16% of the global po****tion, known as Hindus. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion...
- The Hindu calendar or Panchang (Sanskrit: पञ्चाङ्ग), or Panjika, refers to a set of various lunisolar calendars that are traditionally used in the Indian...
- Hindu deities are the gods and goddesses in Hinduism. The terms and epithets for deity within the diverse traditions of Hinduism vary, and include Deva...
- Coordinates: 35°N 71°E / 35°N 71°E / 35; 71 The Hindu Kush (Pashto: هندوکش /kʊʃ, kuːʃ/), historically known as Uparisyena in Sanskrit, is an 800-kilometre-long...
- Defenders of Hindu nationalism have tried to avoid the label "nationalism" by arguing that the use of the term "Hindu nationalism" to refer to Hindū rāṣṭravāda...
- A Mandir or Hindu temple is a symbolic house, seat and body of divinity for Hindus. It is a structure designed to bring human beings and gods together...
- Hindu mythology is a body of myths found in Hindu texts such as the Vedic literature, epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana, the Puranas, and regional literature...
- Hindutva (transl. Hinduness) is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. As a political ideology, the term Hindutva was articulated by Vinayak...