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A deified hero worshiped as an incarnation of Vishnu.
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(Hinduism) (in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)
[from Sanskrit Rāma black, dark]
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any of three avatars of Vishnu, esp. Ramachandra.
var. of -orama: Cinerama; telerama.
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|Noun||1.||Rama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama; "in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law"|
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