Definition of Gandhi, Mahatma in English:

Gandhi, Mahatma

proper noun

  • (1869–1948), Indian nationalist and spiritual leader; full name Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Prominent in the opposition to British rule in India, he pursued a policy of nonviolent civil disobedience. Although he never held government office, he was regarded as the country's supreme political and spiritual leader. Gandhi was assassinated by a Hindu following his agreement to the creation of the state of Pakistan.

Pronunciation:

Gandhi, Mahatma

/ˈɡändē/