Rama

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Ra·ma

 (rä′mə)
n. Hinduism
A deified hero worshiped as an incarnation of Vishnu.

Rama

(ˈrɑːmə)
n
(Hinduism) (in Hindu mythology) any of Vishnu's three incarnations (the heroes Balarama, Parashurama, or Ramachandra)
[from Sanskrit Rāma black, dark]

Ra•ma

(ˈrɑ mə)

n.
any of three avatars of Vishnu, esp. Ramachandra.

-rama

var. of -orama: Cinerama; telerama.
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Noun1.Rama - avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with GodRama - 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"