Nehru



[ney-roo, ne-roo] /ˈneɪ ru, ˈnɛ ru/

noun
1.
Jawaharlal
[juh-wah-her-lahl] /dʒəˈwɑ hər lɑl/ (Show IPA), 1889–1964, Hindu political leader in India: first prime minister of the republic of India 1947–64 (father of Indira Gandhi).
2.
his father, Motilal
[moh-ti-lahl] /ˈmoʊ tɪ lɑl/ (Show IPA), 1861–1931, Indian lawyer and statesman.
adjective
3.
indicating a man’s close-fitting jacket or coat with long sleeves, a Mandarin-type collar, and front buttons to the neckline, as usually worn by J. Nehru.
4.
indicating a man’s suit consisting of such a jacket and very narrow trousers.
/ˈnɛəruː/
noun
1.
Jawaharlal (dʒəwəhəˈlɑːl). 1889–1964, Indian statesman and nationalist leader. He spent several periods in prison for his nationalist activities and practised a policy of noncooperation with Britain during World War II. He was the first prime minister of the republic of India (1947–64)
2.
his father, Motilal (məʊtɪˈlɑːl), known as Pandit Nehru. 1861–1931, Indian nationalist, lawyer, and journalist; first president of the reconstructed Indian National Congress

of a type of long, narrow jacket with a standing collar (popular in Western fashion late 1960s), 1967, a reference to Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), first prime minister of independent India (1947-1964), who often wore such a jacket in public appearances.

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