a former province of Pakistan, in the lower Indus valley; now part of West Pakistan. 48,136 sq. mi. (125,154 sq. km).
a province of SE Pakistan, mainly in the lower Indus valley: formerly a province of British India; became a province of Pakistan in 1947; divided in 1955 between Hyderabad and Khairpur; reunited as a province in 1970. Capital: Karachi. Pop: 34 240 000 (2003 est). Area: 140 914 sq km (54 407 sq miles)
[sind-bad, sin-] /ˈsɪnd bæd, ˈsɪn-/ noun 1. (in The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments), a wealthy citizen of Baghdad who relates the adventures of his seven wonderful voyages.
- Sindbis fever
Sindbis fever Sind·bis fever (sĭnd’bĭs) n. A febrile illness of humans in Africa, Australia, and other countries, characterized by arthralgia, rash, and malaise. It is caused by the Sindbis virus and transmitted by culicine mosquitoes.
- Sindbis virus
Sindbis virus n. An alphavirus that is the causative agent of Sindbis fever.
noun, Archaic. 1. cloth of fine linen or silk, used especially for shrouds.