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(Esther 1:1; Esther 8:9). Ahasuerus' (Xerxes') easternmost dominion, as Ethiopia was the westernmost. The country round the Indus, the Punjab, and Scinde, which Alexander the Great afterward conquered. Hebrew Hoddu, i.e. Honadu, Hindu; occurring in the Persepolitan inscriptions. Solomon imported through the Red Sea from Ophir Indian articles, of which some have Indian names; algumiym "sandal wood," kophim "apes," thucim "peacocks," pitdah "topaz," Sanskrit pita.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'india' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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