Hindustani NOUN 1) a group of mutually intelligible languages and dialects spoken in NW India, principally Hindi and Urdu. 2) the Delhi dialect of Hindi, widely used throughout India as a lingua franca.
ADJECTIVE relating to the culture of NW India.

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