Pronunciation: (har'i-jan"), [key]
—pl.- jans, (esp. collectively) - jan. (often l.c.) Hinduism.
1. untouchable (def. 5).
2. a member of the group formerly known as untouchables in India: a term used by Mohandas K. Gandhi.
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