Rama

[ rah-muh ]
/ ˈrɑ mə /

noun

(in the Ramayana) any of the three avatars of Vishnu: Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra.

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Definition for rama (2 of 3)

-rama

variant of -orama, occurring as the final element in compounds when the first element is disyllabic and does not end in -r, used so that the entire word maintains the same number of syllables as panorama: Cinerama; telerama.

Definition for rama (3 of 3)

Rama IX

noun

Phumiphon AduldetBhumibol Adulyadej,born 1927, king of Thailand since 1946.
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British Dictionary definitions for rama

Rama
/ (ˈrɑːmə) /

noun

(in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)

Word Origin for Rama

from Sanskrit Rāma black, dark
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