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Hindustan

1610s, from Persian, literally "country of the Hindus;" see Hindu + -stan. Related: Hindustani, the old name for Urdu.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Hindustan from WordNet

Hindustan (n.)
northern region of India where Hinduism predominates;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.