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Definition of "satyagraha" []

  • The policy of nonviolent resistance as used by Mahatma Gandhi during the struggle for Indian independence. (noun)

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Use "satyagraha" in a sentence
  • "Those who support Herta are participating in satyagraha, too."
  • "Bush's visit to the memorial is sure to generate enormous protest, as well it should, but I think it also presents a rare opportunity to bring Gandhi's philosophy of "satyagraha" - truth-seeking, self-sacrifice and nonviolent resistance - to bear on the world Bush has wrought."
  • "One of the most dramatic events of the satyagraha was the burning of the passes, similar to the burning of British cloth in the swadeshi movement."