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satyagrahi

Line breaks: sat¦ya|grahi
Pronunciation: /sʌˈtjɑːɡrəhi
 
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Definition of satyagrahi in English:

noun (plural satyagrahis or same)

A person who practises the policy of satyagraha: as a satyagrahi, suffering in the path of freedom and justice was part of his creed
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  • In the last days of the struggle, police rode roughshod over the satyagrahis who refused to part with the contraband salt.
  • The remaining satyagrahis, joined by others, continued their non-violent struggle for a whole month, till the end of May 1930.
  • Fearing arrest and imprisonment for harbouring satyagrahis, the local landlords refused to accommodate the marchers in the traveller's inns under their control.

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