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samiti

samithi

noun
  1. (in India) an association, esp one formed to organize political activity
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Hindi
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Historical Examples

  • Samiti is the acting so as to avoid injury to all living beings.

    The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha

    Madhava Acharya

  • His power was by no means absolute, being limited by the will of the people expressed in the tribal assembly (samiti).