Antedating of "Hinduism"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 20 02:18:20 UTC 2012

Hinduism (OED 1829)

1800 Michael Symes _An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava_ 233 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)  The Shaster proscribes the whole world, and denies the cord of Hindooism to all mankind.

Fred Shapiro

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