part of speech: noun

definition 1: a person who was born in or is a citizen of India.

definition 2: a member of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere, or a living relative of such a person. The only native peoples who are not included among Indians are the Inuits, Aleuts, and Yupiks.

  • Indians are also referred to as American Indians or Native Americans.


part of speech: adjective

definition 1: of or having to do with India, or its people, culture, or languages.

  • My Indian friend made me a delicious curry dinner.

definition 2: of or having to do with American Indians, or their languages.