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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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But the party is divided into two major factions - Koirala camp led by Ramchandra Poudel and Deuba campled by PM Deuba.
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Summary: Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], December 09 (ANI): Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi has assured strict action in Godda incident wherein a father carried daughter's body on a motorcycle after he was allegedly denied an ambulance by a hospital.
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Ramchandra Tewari, a passenger who suffered a head injury, said: "There was a loud sound like an earthquake.
Ramachandran Guha, Aakar Patel, Narayan Ramchandra, PR Dasgupta and Nitin Pai welcomed the High Commissioner and also spoke on the occasion.
The party's state president Ramchandra Singh Yadav said that the final decision rests with Mulayam.
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.
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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.