a lunisolar calendar that governs all Hindu and most Indian festivals, known from about 1000 b.c. and subsequently modified during the 4th and 6th centuries a.d.
[hin-doo-iz-uh m] /ˈhɪn duˌɪz əm/ noun 1. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many schools of philosophy and theology, many popular cults, and a large pantheon symbolizing the many […]
[hin-doo-ahyz] /ˈhɪn duˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), Hinduized, Hinduizing. 1. to convert to or bring under the influence of .
noun 1. a mountain range in S Asia, mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending W from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 25,230 feet (7690 meters). /kʊʃ; kuːʃ/ plural noun 1. a mountain range in central Asia, extending about 800 km (500 miles) east from the Koh-i-Baba Mountains of central Afghanistan to the Pamirs. Highest peak: […]
[hin-duh s] /ˈhɪn dəs/ noun 1. Maurice Gerschon [gur-shuh n] /ˈgɜr ʃən/ (Show IPA), 1891–1969, U.S. writer, born in Russia. [hin-doo] /ˈhɪn du/ noun 1. a person, especially of northern India, who adheres to . adjective 2. of or relating to Hindus or . /ˈhɪnduː; hɪnˈduː/ noun (pl) -dus, -doos 1. a person who adheres […]