Associations to the word «India»

Wiktionary

INDIA, symbol. The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
INDIA, proper noun. A country in Southern Asia, official name Republic of India, and its territory.
INDIA, proper noun. (chiefly historical) (proscribed in modern use) An area of land in Southern Asia, traditionally delimited by the Himalayas and the Indus river; the Indian subcontinent.
INDIA, proper noun. (historical) (often "British India") A territory of the British Empire, chiefly comprising the modern day countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Burma.
INDIA, proper noun. The letter I in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
INDIA INK, noun. A black ink, made from lampblack, used for printing and artwork.
INDIA PALE ALE, noun. A beer, with a high level of alcohol and hops, traditionally made for export from Britain to India.
INDIA PALE ALES, noun. Plural of India pale ale
INDIA RUBBER, noun. The latex obtained from certain trees of several families, especially Hevea brasiliensis, widely cultivated in Asia.
INDIA RUBBER, noun. The rubber made from this latex.
INDIA RUBBER, noun. An eraser made from this rubber.
INDIA RUBBER, noun. Alternative spelling of india rubber
INDIA SHAWL, noun. A kind of rich cashmere shawl woven in India from pieces which are sewn together.
INDIA SHAWLS, noun. Plural of India shawl
INDIA STEEL, noun. Wootz

Dictionary definition

INDIA, noun. A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats