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Meaning of Hindustan

Hin•du•stan

Pronunciation: (hin"doo-stän', -stan'), [key]
— n.
  1. Persian name of India, esp. the part N of the Deccan.
  2. the predominantly Hindu areas of India, as contrasted with the predominantly Muslim areas of Pakistan. Cf. India.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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