Definition of Nimzo-Indian in English:

Nimzo-Indian

(also Niemtso-Indian)

adjective

Chess
  • Designating or relating to an Indian defence popularized by Aron Nimzowitsch, characterized by the early development of Black's king's bishop to the square b4 to attack and pin White's queen's knight on c3.

noun

Chess
  • The Nimzo-Indian defence; a game featuring this opening.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Chess. From Nimzo- + Indian problem.

Pronunciation

Nimzo-Indian

/ˌnɪmzəʊˈɪndɪən/