noun, (sometimes lowercase)
(in India) the policy of passive resistance inaugurated by Mohandas Gandhi in 1919 as a method of gaining political and social reforms.
the policy of nonviolent resistance adopted by Mahatma Gandhi from about 1919 to oppose British rule in India
any movement of nonviolent resistance
noun 1. an exponent of nonviolent resistance, esp as a form of political protest
noun, Hindu Mythology. 1. the highest heaven, where Brahma and Sarasvati live with Brahmins.
noun, Hinduism. 1. the first and best of the four Yugas.
noun 1. Classical Mythology. one of a class of woodland deities, attendant on Bacchus, represented as part human, part horse, and sometimes part goat and noted for riotousness and lasciviousness. 2. a lascivious man; lecher. 3. a man who has satyriasis. 4. Also, satyrid [sey-ter-id, sat-er-, suh-tahy-rid] /ˈseɪ tər ɪd, ˈsæt ər-, səˈtaɪ rɪd/ (Show […]