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Noun: Gandhi  gan-dee
  1. Political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of civil disobedience (1869-1948)
    - Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
     
  2. Daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    - Indira Gandhi, Indira Nehru Gandhi, Mrs. Gandhi

Type of: national leader, nationalist leader, solon, spiritual leader, statesman

Encyclopedia: Gandhi, My Father