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(Historical Terms) (in British India) self-government; independence
[C20: from Sanskrit svarāj, from sva self + rājya rule]
swaˈrajist n, adj
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1. (in India) self-government.
2. (cap.) (in British India) the political party supporting this principle over British rule.
[1905–10; < Hindi, = Skt sva own + Hindi rāj raj]
swa•raj′ist, n., adj.
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