Kama


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Ka·ma 1

 (kä′mə)
n. Hinduism
The god of love.

[Sanskrit kāmaḥ, love, desire, Kama; see kā- in Indo-European roots.]

Ka·ma 2

 (kä′mə)
A river of west-central Russia rising west of the Ural Mountains and flowing about 2,030 km (1,260 mi) to the Volga River. It is the chief tributary of the Volga.

Kama

(Russian ˈkamə)
n
(Placename) a river in central Russia, rising in the Ural Mountains and flowing to the River Volga, of which it is the largest tributary. Length: 2030 km (1260 miles)

Kama

(ˈkɑːmə)
n
(Hinduism) the Hindu god of love
[from Sanskrit]

Ka•ma

(ˈkɑ mə)

n.
a river in the E Russian Federation in Europe, flowing SW from the central Ural Mountains region into the Volga River S of Kazan. 1200 mi. (1930 km) long.

Ka•ma

(ˈkɑ mə)

n.
the Hindu god of erotic love.
[< Skt kāma]
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Noun1.Kama - Hindu god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara
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Kama entered the Tivoli, tall, lean, muscular, and fur-clad, the pick of his barbaric race and barbaric still, unshaken and unabashed by the revellers that rioted about him while Daylight gave his orders.
Kama stood outside by the sled, a long, narrow affair, sixteen inches wide and seven and a half feet in length, its slatted bottom raised six inches above the steel-shod runners.
They whined eagerly, and before the sled had gone half a dozen lengths both Daylight and Kama (in the rear) were running to keep up.
Her ebony brows have the form and charm of the bow of Kama, the god of love, and beneath her long silken lashes the purest reflections and a celestial light swim, as in the sacred lakes of Himalaya, in the black pupils of her great clear eyes.
We had just entered Europe, having passed the river Kama, which in these parts is the boundary between Europe and Asia, and the first city on the European side was called Soloy Kamaskoy, that is, the great city on the river Kama.
The repairs services of the Perm, Udmurtia, Almetievsk, Kazan and Romashkino regional oil pipeline directorates of Transneft Kama Region were involved in the work intended to ensure the oil pipeline system reliability.
The monument is located in the middle part of the Kama River, 240 km to the south-west from Perm, 87 km to the south-east from Izhevsk and 310 km to the east from Kazan (Fig.
Based on reports, the clashes started last night after a field official of Nour al-Din Zanki named Abu Bashir Ma'arah was arrested by a group affiliated to Fastaqam Kama Omert and intensified with Nour al-Din Zanki's attacks.
Asha Kama crossed over from traditional to contemporary art, mainly driven by the thirst to explore and experiment.
Kama is no professional surfer, but according to his owner, "he knows what he's doing.
The mosaic contours of formations in the forest regions after Kama region tend to form a circle more than others.
The exhibition, which will open on October 2 in Paris, hopes to retell the story of one of the most talked about Indian texts, Kama Sutra, through the contemporary lens.