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  1. (in the Ramayana) the king of Ceylon who abducts Sita, the wife of Ramachandra, and is later defeated by Ramachandra.
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Historical Examples of ravana

  • Then Ravana continued his journey towards Lanka, floating in the air.

    Indian Myth and Legend

    Donald Alexander Mackenzie

  • But the demon Ravana desires ardently to possess the fair queen.

    Oriental Women

    Edward Bagby Pollard

  • And as he had terrified all creatures, he was called Ravana.

  • One was mortally wounded by Ravana, the demon king of Ceylon.

  • The army then advances to Lanka, and Ravana comes forth to meet it.