swaraj

noun
swa·​raj | \ swə-ˈräj How to pronounce swaraj (audio) \

Definition of swaraj

: national or local self-government in India

Other Words from swaraj

swarajist \ swə-​ˈrä-​jist How to pronounce swarajist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of swaraj

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for swaraj

Hindi svarāj, from Sanskrit sva own + Hindi rāj rule — more at suicide, raj

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“Swaraj.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swaraj. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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