Hindustani: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hin"doo-stä'nē, -stan'ē), [key]
— n.
  1. a standard language and lingua franca of northern India based on a dialect of Western Hindi spoken around Delhi. Abbr.: Hind&hasp;&hasp; Cf. Hindi (def. 2),
  1. of or pertaining to Hindustan, its people, or their languages.
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