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Noun: Hindustan  ,hin-dû'staan
  1. Northern region of India where Hinduism predominates
     
  2. A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
    - India, Republic of India, Bharat

Type of: Asian country, Asian nation, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Part of: Asia, British Commonwealth, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations

Encyclopedia: Hindustan, Indiana