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FERINGHI, or FERINGHEE

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 274 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FERINGHI, or FERINGHEE, a Frank (Persian, Farangi). This term for a European is very old in Asia, and was originally used in a purely geographical sense, but now generally carries a hostile or contemptuous significance. The combatants on either side during the Indian Mutiny called each other Feringhies and Pandies.
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