swadeshi

noun, often capitalized
swa·​de·​shi | \ swäˈdāshē, -deshē\
plural -s

Definition of swadeshi

: a movement for national independence in India boycotting foreign goods and encouraging the use of domestic products — compare khaddar, swaraj

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History and Etymology for swadeshi

Sanskrit svadeśin native, national, from sva one's own + deśa country

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