Meaning of “Hindu” in the English Dictionary

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Hindunoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɪn·du/

a member of the main religion of India, which is based on four holy texts, has a very long history, and supports the belief that when a person or creature dies, the spirit returns to life in another body:

There are more than 500 million Hindus in the world.
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈhɪn·du/

a Hindu god

(Definition of “Hindu” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)