Main definitions of Indus in English

: Indus1Indus2

Indus1

proper noun

  • A river in southern Asia, about 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long, that flows 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

/ˈindəs/

Main definitions of Indus in English

: Indus1Indus2

Indus2

proper noun

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

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

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Indus

/ˈindəs/