Sa·tya·gra·ha (sə-tyägrə-hə, sŭtyə-grŭ′hə)
The policy of nonviolent resistance developed by Mahatma Gandhi as a means of pressing for political reform in South Africa and India.
[Sanskrit satyāgrahaḥ : satyam, truth (from sat-, sant-, existing, true; see es- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + āgrahaḥ, determination, insistence (ā-, to + grahaḥ, act of seizing, from gṛhṇāti, he seizes; see ghrebh-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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