- India (disambiguation)
India (from Greek "
Ἰνδία", "region of the Indus river") may refer to:
* Contemporary Republic of India (post-1947)
In geography and culture:
Indian subcontinent, including peninsular India(see also Greater India)
*the region east of the
Indus riverand south of the Himalaya(OED), see " Hindustan"
History of South Asia(see History of India)
*The territories in the vicinity of the Indus river east of
Arachosiaand west of the deserts of Tharin Pakistan. This usage is especially important in ancient (Greco-Persian) historical references to India.
* Ancient or Epic India, see
Kingdoms of Ancient India, Iron Age India; see also Bharatavarshaand Aryavarta.
* Medieval India (also known as
British Raj, officially known as the Indian Empire, which came to an end in August 1947 resulting in the formation of the Union of Indiaand the Dominion of Pakistan.
Otherwise (without direct relation to the Indian subcontinent):
India (given name), the personal name.
Indies, when referred to as "East India" by European colonists.
* The letter "I" in the
NATO phonetic alphabetand the Federal Aviation Administration aviation phonetic letters
India class submarine
La India, a salsa singer from Puerto Rico
India (cat)is a cat belonging to U.S. President George W. Bush
India (porn star)is an African American porn star
* A character in "
Gone with the Wind"
India tag- an item of stationary
* "India", a track by
John Coltranefeatured on the album "Impressions"
Etymology of India
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