A map of the Republic of India, with claims in light green.


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  • From Old English India, Indea, from Latin India, from Ancient Greek Ἰνδία, from Ancient Greek Ἰνδός, from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢𐏁, from Sanskrit सिन्धु, ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *síndʰuš.
  • Compare Middle English Inde and Ynde from Old French Ynde (original form started to prevail in the 16th century), Persian هند, Sanskrit सिन्धु.

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