„[Hindustan] is a wonderful country. Compared with our countries it is a different world; its mountains, rivers, jungles and deserts, its towns, its cultivated lands, its animals and plants, its peoples and their tongues, its rains, and its winds, are all different.... Once the water of Sind is crossed, everything is in the Hindustan way, land, water, tree, rock, people and horde, opinion and custom.“

—  Babur, https://archive.org/stream/baburnama017152mbp/baburnama017152mbp_djvu.txt
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1483 - 1530

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