Indochinese
Indochinese In`do*chi*nese", Indo-Chinese In`do-Chi*nese", prop. a. [Indo- + Chinese.] 1. Of or pertaining to Indo-China (i. e., Farther India, or India beyond the Ganges). [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pert. to the Mongoloid races of India, esp. Farther India, or designating, or of, their languages.

Tradition and comparative philology agree in pointing to northwestern China, between the upper courses of the Yang-tsekiang and of the Ho-ang-ho, as the original home of the Indo-Chinese race. --Census of India, 1901. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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