(in the Ramayana) any of the three avatars of Vishnu: Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra.
Other definitions for -rama (2 of 2)
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.
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How to use Rama in a sentence
This is not lost on their commander, Rama (Shani Klein), an aspiring military careerist who looks down on frivolity in wartime.
The Crown Prince is as reviled among the Thai people as the King, Rama IX, is beloved.The Real Crisis in Thailand is the Coming Royal Succession | Somchai Samizdat | February 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A tween girl named Rama, from the nearby village of Jayyous, had also joined the sport.
They erect altars to the god Rama beneath its shade, and there, too, the Brahmin instructs his scholars.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Rama's brother Lakshman, whose duty it was to send him daily a new lingam from Benares, was late in doing so one evening.
Sita-Rama belongs to the category of mythological dramas, something like the tragedies of Aeschylus.
The black material is claimed by the Vaishnavas as their own, it being of the same color as the burned tail of Rama's ally.
They say the children of the sun and Rama have nothing in common with the children of the moon and Krishna.
British Dictionary definitions for Rama
(in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)
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