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Meaning of Gandhi

Gan•dhi

Pronunciation: (gän'dē, gan'-), [key]
— n.
  1. 1917–84, Indian political leader: prime minister 1966–77 and 1980–84 (daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru).
  2. (“Mahatma”), 1869–1948, Hindu religious leader, nationalist, and social reformer.
  3. 1944–91, Indian political leader: prime minister 1984–89 (son of Indira).
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