Main definitions of Indus in English

: Indus1Indus2

Indus1

proper noun

  • A river of southern Asia, about 2,900 km (1,800 miles) in length, flowing from Tibet through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea. Along its valley an early civilization flourished from c.2600 to 1760 bc.

Pronunciation:

Indus

/ˈɪndəs/

Main definitions of Indus in English

: Indus1Indus2

Indus2

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Indian), between Capricornus and Pavo.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in thie Indus constellation.
      ‘the star Alpha Indi’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Indus

/ˈɪndəs/