Gandhi

biographical name (1)
Gan·​dhi | \ ˈgän-dē How to pronounce Gandhi (audio) , ˈgan-\

Definition of Gandhi

 (Entry 1 of 3)

In*dira \ in-​ˈdir-​ə How to pronounce in-ˈdir-ə (audio) , ˈin-​də-​rə\ 1917–1984 daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru prime minister of India (1966–77; 1980–84)

Gandhi

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Definition of Gandhi (Entry 2 of 3)

Mohandas Karamchand 1869–1948 Mahatma \ mə-​ˈhät-​mə How to pronounce mə-ˈhät-mə (audio) , -​ˈhat-​\ Indian nationalist leader

Gandhi

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Definition of Gandhi (Entry 3 of 3)

Ra*jiv \ rä-​ˈjēv How to pronounce rä-ˈjēv (audio)\ Ratna 1944–1991 son of Indira Gandhi prime minister of India (1984–89)

Other Words from Gandhi

Biographical name (2)

Gandhian \ ˈgän-​dē-​ən How to pronounce Gandhian (audio) , ˈgan-​ \ adjective

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