Definition of Indies

1. n. pl. A name designating the East Indies, also the West Indies.



Definition of Indies

1. Proper noun. The East Indies, including India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and adjacent lands. ¹

2. Proper noun. The West Indies, including Cuba, Puerto Rico, and other islands of the Caribbean. ¹

3. Proper noun. (historical) The Western Hemisphere, during the early period of European colonization and exploration. ¹

4. Noun. (plural of indy) ¹

5. Noun. (plural of indie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indies

1. indie [n] - See also: indie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indies

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indies (current term)
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Literary usage of Indies

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The policy of France, also, is to shape her tariffs in the West indies to shut out the sending of colonial goods to foreign countries and to insure the home ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"MSS. Comm. 3rd Rep. p. 1.17, and 4th Rep. pp. x, xiii, 276. See also Cal. State Papers, America and West indies, 1574-1668 passim ; Cal. ..."

3. The American Coast Pilot: Containing Directions for the Principal Harbors by Edmund March Blunt, George William Blunt (1847)
"45 St. Lewis' River and Sound, Labrador 2 St. Lucia, West indies 419 St. ... Tórtola, West indies 392 Tortue, West indies 3(iO Tortuga Island, ..."

4. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"The French West indies are the best imaginable field for political assimilation ; the conditions which ... Neither contingency applies to the West indies. ..."

5. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... FROM the latitude of the West indies, until we got inside the Bermudas, where we took the westerly and southwesterly winds, which blow steadily off the ..."

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