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n. Hinduism
A deified hero worshiped as an incarnation of Vishnu.


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


(ˈrɑ mə)

any of three avatars of Vishnu, esp. Ramachandra.


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"
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Tenders are invited for Shri guru ramchandra bodhale maharaj sansthan water supply scheme tq kallam dist, osmanabad.
Ramachandran Guha, Aakar Patel, Narayan Ramchandra, PR Dasgupta and Nitin Pai welcomed the High Commissioner and also spoke on the occasion.
Announcing the decision of the party after its state executive committee meeting in Patna, SP's Bihar unit president Ramchandra Singh Yadav said that the party's parliamentary party had decided to field its candidates in all the 243 seats in the assembly elections.
I have apprised the party chief of the whole situation," state SP president Ramchandra Singh Yadav added.
In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Ramchandra Prasad directed Kazi Mohammadpur Police Station to register the FIR against the two Nestle officials and the three stars and investigate the complaint.
We pray to god for good rain, good fortune and a good output at our farm, that is why we sacrifice (goat)," said a resident, Ramchandra Tutu.
Historian Ramchandra Guha has put the extremists' issue in perspective by declaring, "The answer to a book one doesn't like is another book, not a ban, or legal action, or physical intimidation.
They were identified as Phatwari Chaudhari, Vivekananda Saha, Ramchandra Mahato, Arjun Gautam and Assaram Tharu (all Nepalese) and Augustine (Indian).
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Kokanastha" is the story of Ramchandra Govind Gokhale, a retired middle class person whose calm and peaceful life is thrown into turmoil by an unexpected turn of events and his spirited fight for justice in the face of next-to-impossible conditions.
Enrolling at Poona Film Institute, A Hameed was taught by famous musicians: Ramchandra and Ustad Muhammed Ali.
DeLisi on Sunday called on Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party leader Ramchandra Poudel and discussed the latest political development in Nepal including the stalled peace process and constitution drafting.