Definition of Dharnas

1. Noun. (plural of dharna) ¹



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Definition of Dharnas

1. dharna [n] - See also: dharna

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dharnas

dhaincha
dhaki
dhakis
dhaks
dhal
dhals
dhamma
dhammas
dhampir
dhampirs
dharma
dharmas
dharmic
dharna
dharnas (current term)
dhava
dhawa
dhikr
dhikrs
dhimma
dhimmi
dhimmis
dhindo
dhobi
dhobi itch
dhobie itch
dhobie mark

Literary usage of Dharnas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Defending the Earth: Abuses of Human Rights and the Environment by Human Rights Watch (Organization), Human Rights Watch (Organization, Natural Resources Defense Council (1992)
"... against activists and villagers participating in rallies and in acts of civil disobedience. The campaign has included sit-down strikes (dharnas) ..."

2. Annals and Antiquities of Rajast'han, Or the Central and Western Rajpoot by James Tod (1873)
"... dharnas, and Mittie. They do not touch fish or smoke tobacco, but will eat food dressed by the hands of a ..."

3. The Elements of Jurisprudence by Thomas Erskine Holland (1900)
"This is the stage at which the seizure of pledges is so prominent, and to it belongs also the singular custom of ' sitting dharnaS according to which an ..."

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