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[gahn-dee, gan-] /ˈgɑn di, ˈgæn-/

[in-deer-uh] /ɪnˈdɪər ə/ (Show IPA), 1917–84, Indian political leader: prime minister 1966–77 and 1980–84 (daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru).
Mohandas Karamchand
[moh-huh n-dahs kuhr-uh m-chuhnd] /ˌmoʊ hənˈdɑs ˌkʌr əmˈtʃʌnd/ (Show IPA), (“Mahatma”) 1869–1948, Hindu religious leader, nationalist, and social reformer.
[rah-jeev] /rɑˈdʒiv/ (Show IPA), 1944–91, Indian political leader: prime minister 1984–89 (son of Indira).
Indira (Priyadarshini) (ɪnˈdɪərə, ˈɪndərə), daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru. 1917–84, Indian stateswoman; prime minister of India (1966–77; 1980–84); assassinated
Mohandas Karamchand (ˌməʊhənˈdʌs ˌkʌrəmˈtʃʌnd), known as Mahatma Gandhi. 1869–1948, Indian political and spiritual leader and social reformer. He played a major part in India’s struggle for home rule and was frequently imprisoned by the British for organizing acts of civil disobedience. He advocated passive resistance and hunger strikes as means of achieving reform, campaigned for the untouchables, and attempted to unite Muslims and Hindus. He was assassinated by a Hindu extremist
Rajiv (ræˈdʒiːv), son of Indira Gandhi. 1944–91, Indian statesman; prime minister of India (1984–89); assassinated


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  • Gandhian

    [gahn-dee-uh n, gan-] /ˈgɑn di ən, ˈgæn-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Mohandas or to Gandhiism. /ˈɡændɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Mahatma Gandhi or his ideas noun 2. a follower of Gandhi or his ideas

  • Gandhi-cap

    noun 1. a white cap, pointed in front and back and having a wide band, worn by men in India. noun 1. a cap made of white hand-woven cloth worn by some men in India

  • Gandhiism

    [gahn-dee-iz-uh m, gan-] /ˈgɑn diˌɪz əm, ˈgæn-/ noun 1. the principles associated with Mohandas , especially his principles of noncooperation and passive resistance in gaining political and social reforms. /ˈɡændɪˌɪzəm/ noun 1. the political principles of Mahatma Gandhi, esp civil disobedience and passive resistance as means of achieving reform

  • G-and-t

    noun 1. .

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