East India

NOUN
  1. a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
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  • I could not but acknowledge that the local governments had, as it seemed to him, evinced but little sympathy with Hindooism; and that whatever might be European policy in respect to religion, the East India Company might have participated in the desire which prevails in Europe to develop ancient customs, and the reasons of those customs. Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Geneologists, etc.
  • You can see Indian and Chinese activists discuss government plans to dam the Yarlong Tsangpo (or Brahmaputra) on the Tibetan Plateau and in Northeast India. Peter Bosshard: Global Grassroots Network Emerges From "Rivers for Life" Meeting in Mexico
  • An East Indiaman was once attacked by a sword-fish with such prodigious force that its "snout" was driven completely through the bottom of the ship, which must have been destroyed by the leak had not the animal killed itself by the violence of its own exertions, and left its sword imbedded in the wood. Harper's Young People, February 3, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly
  • In 1783 and 1784, Tipu inflicts a series of crushing defeats on the armies of the East India Company.
  • An act to allow a drawback of the duties of customs on the exportation of tea to any of his Majesty's colonies or plantations in America; to increase the deposit on bohea tea to be sold at the East India Company's sales; and to empower the commissioners of the treasury to grant licences to the East India Company to export tea duty-free. Bob Cesca: The Weird Contradictions of the Tea Bag Revolution
  • The British East India Tea Company was overextended and faced bankruptcy.
  • Clive conquered and organized Bengal for the East India Company He first went to Madras as a clerk in 1743 and by 1749 had won the lucrative appointment of military commissary.
  • This pathological habit, known as monetarism, was already this form of monetarist imperialism, which prompted the initial, 1763 break of the patriots of English-speaking North America from the rapine associated with Lord Shelburne's British East India Company. LaRouche's Latest
  • Exhibition of 1851, among others, -- gomuti palm sugar (_Arenga saccharifera_) from Java; date palm sugar, from the Deccan; nipa sugar, from the stems of _Nipa fruticans_, and sugar from the fleshy flowers of _Bassia latifolia_, -- an East Indian tree. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • Gospel story of Bacchus, and to the statements that the Saviour was the son of a carpenter and was hung between two thieves, copied from the story of Christna, the Eighth, Avatar of the East Indian astrolatry. Astral Worship
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