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EtymologyEdit

Hindi स्वदेशी (svadeśī), from स्वयं (svaya, own [belonging to self]) + देशी (deśī, country).

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swadeshi (uncountable)

  1. (India) A policy of nationalist self-sufficiency in India, involving the boycott of British products and the revival of domestic production.