Rama

[ rah-muh ]
/ ˈrɑ mə /

noun

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

QUIZZES

Can You Remember Your Favorite Words Of The Day From March?
Even if you’re a habitué of Word of the Day, you haven’t seen our March words in these ways! Challenge yourself to our comprehensive quiz!
Question 1 of 15
What does "habitué" mean?

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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for rama

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012