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Sita

[see-tah]
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noun
  1. (in the Ramayana) the wife of Ramachandra, abducted by Ravana and later rescued.
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Examples from the Web for sita

Historical Examples

  • And Sita was carried off, weeping bitterly, to the treasurer's palace.

    Vikram and the Vampire

    Richard F. Burton

  • The origin of one of them was the forcible carrying off of Sita, the wife of Ram.

    Confessions of a Thug

    Philip Meadows Taylor

  • He wept, and Sita hid her face in his bosom and soft embrace.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • But Sita prayed that the fire should not injure Hanuman, and her prayer was heard.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • First of all he hastened towards the Asoka grove to slay Sita.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie


British Dictionary definitions for sita

Sita

noun
  1. Hinduism goddess consort of the god Vishnu in the incarnation of Rama
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