Definition of Gandhi

1. Noun. Daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984).




2. Noun. Political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948).
Exact synonyms: Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Generic synonyms: Spiritual Leader, Nationalist Leader
Derivative terms: Gandhian

Definition of Gandhi

1. Proper noun. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement, and proponent of nonviolence. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname from=India dot=) used by Hindu, Jain, Parsi and Sikh people throughout India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gandhi

Gamna-Favre bodies
Gamo-Gofa-Dawro
Gamow
Gan
Gan Jiang
Ganai
Ganapati
Ganca
Gand
Ganda
Gandalf
Gandhara
Gandharan
Gandhi
Gandhian
Gandhinagar
Gandy
Gandzha
Ganesa
Ganesh
Ganesha
Gang-gang cockatoo
Gang of Four
Ganga
Ganges
Ganges River

Literary usage of Gandhi

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

1. Capital (1888)
"Added to this, the Supreme Court's decisions on the Delhi High Court's stay order granted to Mrs. gandhi and the advisory opinion on the setting up of a ..."

2. Dead Silence: The Legacy of Human Rights Abuses in Punjab by Human Rights Watch/Asia, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1994)
"After Indira ( ..iii.lln-, assassination, UK- party was led by her son, Rajiv gandhi, wlio was prime minister from 1984-1989. His assassination on May 21. ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"... R. gandhi, BA SINCE the close of the Parliament of Religions, India has excited much interest among the American people, and many liberal-minded persons ..."

4. Review of the World's Religious Congresses of the World's Congress Auxiliary by Lewis Pyle Mercer (1893)
"... A.gandhi, a lawyer of Bombay, and one of the chief exponents of Jain ... Mr. gandhi spoke as follows: "Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen: I will ..."

5. In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, Glenn McRae (2004)
"Interestingly, neither Zapata nor gandhi captured state power, perhaps because they believed in power at the local level. While for Zapata, land and liberty ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"After the address, gandhi spoke. There was a quiet cajoling note in his voice ... After the speech gandhi proceeded to business. He said his audience must ..."

7. Capital (1888)
"Added to this, the Supreme Court's decisions on the Delhi High Court's stay order granted to Mrs. gandhi and the advisory opinion on the setting up of a ..."

8. Dead Silence: The Legacy of Human Rights Abuses in Punjab by Human Rights Watch/Asia, Physicians for Human Rights (U.S.) (1994)
"After Indira ( ..iii.lln-, assassination, UK- party was led by her son, Rajiv gandhi, wlio was prime minister from 1984-1989. His assassination on May 21. ..."

9. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"... R. gandhi, BA SINCE the close of the Parliament of Religions, India has excited much interest among the American people, and many liberal-minded persons ..."

10. Review of the World's Religious Congresses of the World's Congress Auxiliary by Lewis Pyle Mercer (1893)
"... A.gandhi, a lawyer of Bombay, and one of the chief exponents of Jain ... Mr. gandhi spoke as follows: "Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen: I will ..."

11. In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, Glenn McRae (2004)
"Interestingly, neither Zapata nor gandhi captured state power, perhaps because they believed in power at the local level. While for Zapata, land and liberty ..."

12. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"After the address, gandhi spoke. There was a quiet cajoling note in his voice ... After the speech gandhi proceeded to business. He said his audience must ..."

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