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 for Indo-European
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indo-European \In`do-Eu`ro*pe"an\, a.
     Aryan; -- applied to the languages of India and Europe which
     are derived from the prehistoric Aryan language; also,
     pertaining to the people or nations who speak these
     languages; as, the Indo-European or Aryan family.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The common origin of the Indo-European nations.
                                                    --Tylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indo-European \In`do-Eu`ro*pe"an\
     A member of one of the Caucasian races of Europe or India
     speaking an Indo-European language.
  
           Professor Otto Schrader . . . considers that the oldest
           probable domicile of the Indo-Europeans is to be sought
           for on the common borderland of Asia and of Europe, --
           in the steppe country of southern Russia. --Census of
                                                    India, 1901.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Indo-European
      adj 1: of or relating to the Indo-European language family [syn:
             Indo-European, Indo-Germanic]
      2: of or relating to the former Indo-European people; "Indo-
         European migrations" [syn: Indo-European, Indo-Aryan,
         Aryan]
      n 1: a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo
           European [syn: Aryan, Indo-European]
      2: the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken
         throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern
         Asia [syn: Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-
         Hittite]

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