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Nehru

[ ney-roo, ne-roo ]
/ ˈneɪ ru, ˈnɛ ru /
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noun
Ja·wa·har·lal [juh-wah-her-lahl], /dʒəˈwɑ hər lɑl/, 1889–1964, Hindu political leader in India: first prime minister of the republic of India 1947–64 (father of Indira Gandhi).
his father, Mo·ti·lal [moh-ti-lahl], /ˈmoʊ tɪ lɑl/, 1861–1931, Indian lawyer and statesman.
adjective
indicating a man's close-fitting jacket or coat with long sleeves, a Mandarin-type collar, and front buttons to the neckline, as usually worn by J. Nehru.
indicating a man's suit consisting of such a jacket and very narrow trousers.
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Nehru
/ (ˈnɛəruː) /

noun
Jawaharlal (dʒəwəhəˈlɑːl). 1889–1964, Indian statesman and nationalist leader. He spent several periods in prison for his nationalist activities and practised a policy of noncooperation with Britain during World War II. He was the first prime minister of the republic of India (1947–64)
his father, Motilal (məʊtɪˈlɑːl), known as Pandit Nehru. 1861–1931, Indian nationalist, lawyer, and journalist; first president of the reconstructed Indian National Congress
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