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 for Hindoos
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hindoo \Hin"doo\, Hindu \Hin"du\ (?; 277), n.; pl. Hindoosor
     Hindus. [Per. Hind[=u], fr. Hind, Hind[=u]st[=a]n, India.
     Cf. Indian.]
     A native inhabitant of Hindostan. As an ethnical term it is
     confined to the Dravidian and Aryan races; as a religious
     name it is restricted to followers of the Veda. Hindoo

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