Khond Khond, n. A Dravidian of a group of tribes of Orissa, India, a section of whom were formerly noted for their cruel human sacrifices to the earth goddess, murder of female infants, and marriage by capture. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • KHOND — Constituant la plus grande des tribus de l’Orissa (leur nombre est estimé à 800 000), les Khond (Kond ou Kandh) vivent dans les montagnes et la jungle de cet État de l’Inde, notamment dans les districts de Phulb ni, de Koraput et de Kal h ndi.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Khond — (Kondh, Kand), drawid. Volksstamm in Britisch Indien, in den Bergwäldern von Orissa (Bengalen) und von Gandscham und Wizagapatam (Madras), in drei Klassen zerfallend: Betiah oder Söldlinge, Beniah, die eine Abgabe für das Ackerland zahlen, und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Khond — Khond, ind. Volksstamm, s. Kondh …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Khond — /kond/, n. a member of an outcaste Dravidian people of the state of Orissa in eastern India. * * * ▪ people also spelled  Kond,  Kandh , or  Kondh        people of the hills and jungles of Orissa state, India. Their numbers are estimated to… …   Universalium

  • Khond — Khọnd,   Khạnd, Kọnd, Kọndh, Eigenbezeichnung Kui, stark untergliederte Volksgruppe in Indien, lebt im Bundesstaat Orissa und in angrenzenden Gebieten von Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh und Bihar verstreut, Zentrum sind die Berge nahe… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • khond — noun or kandh ˈkänd (plural khond or khonds or kandh or kandhs) Usage: usually capitalized 1. : any of several Dravi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khond — noun Any member of an aboriginal hunter gatherer tribe of India, inhabiting the tributary states of Orissa and Srikakulam …   Wiktionary

  • Indische Khond-Streitaxt — Angaben Waffenart: Axt Ver …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • meriah khond — ˈmerēə noun Usage: usually capitalized M&K : a member of a Khond people of eastern India formerly engaging in human sacrifices …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Scheduled Tribes in India — This is a full list of Scheduled Tribes in India, as recognised in India s Constitution; a total of 645 district tribes. The term Scheduled Tribes refers to specific indigenous peoples whose status is acknowledged to some formal degree by… …   Wikipedia

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