Anglo-indian



belonging to, relating to, or involving England and India, especially as politically associated:
Anglo-Indian treaties.
of or relating to Anglo-Indians or their speech.
a person of English and Indian ancestry.
the speech of such persons, characterized by the Anglicizations of Indian words.
Abbreviation: AInd.
a person of English birth or citizenship living in India.
Historical Examples

Anglo-Indian authorities seem to spell this word in four different ways.
The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey–Vol. 1 Thomas de Quincey

If you have a drop of Anglo-Indian blood in your veins you will know what it means.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 18, 1914 Various

It would be difficult to name any other book so full of instruction for the young Anglo-Indian administrator.
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official William Sleeman

The Anglo-Indian crushed the letter into his pocket, and looked up languidly.
Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon

In modern times, it has been the scene of many Anglo-Indian struggles.
Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute Theo. F. Rodenbough

“Merely because it suited my humour at the time to do so,” answered the Anglo-Indian, coolly.
Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon

An Anglo-Indian officer of high degree is driven up to our steps in a bus under a pile of baggage.
From sketch-book and diary Elizabeth Butler

The Anglo-Indian troops however had purchased their victory dearly.
The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) Various

When he pulled up before the hall-door and in Anglo-Indian fashion shouted “Boy!”
The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly

In the morning the Anglo-Indian widow sent for me to breakfast.
My Reminiscences Rabindranath Tagore

adjective
of or relating to England and India
denoting or relating to Anglo-Indians
(of a word) introduced into English from an Indian language
noun
a person of mixed English and Indian descent
an English person who lives or has lived for a long time in India

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