from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Resistance by nonviolent methods to a government, an occupying power, or specific laws, as refusing to comply, demonstrating in protest, or fasting.
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- n. peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
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