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swaraj

[swuh-rahj] /swəˈrɑdʒ/
noun
1.
(in India) self-government.
2.
(initial capital letter) (formerly, in British India) the political party supporting this principle over British rule.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Hindi, presumably equivalent to Sanskrit sva own + Hindi rāj raj
Related forms
swarajism, noun
swarajist, noun, adjective
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swaraj

/swəˈrɑːdʒ/
noun
1.
(in British India) self-government; independence
Derived Forms
swarajism, noun
swarajist, noun, adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Sanskrit svarāj, from sva self + rājya rule
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