(redirected from Ramer)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in periodicals archive ?
Acting Toronto Police Chief Jim Ramer said Saturday that the street gang was engaged in extensive criminal activity that posed a direct and very real threat to community safety.
Gathered here are members of the fire department, the Ontario Provincial Police and the paramedic services, along with Karen Ramer, convener of the mission and outreach committee, and Rev.
And it was at the Bibliotheque nationale, he admitted in a letter to the critic Camille Bellaigue cited by Ramer, where he collected the majority of the celebrated airs de danse so evocative of the French baroque included in his grand opera of 1890, Ascanio (p.
Mark Ramer of Little Rock, for example, started his own Internet station, Aardvark Radio Network, almost two years ago, with the simple goal of playing classic rock music.
Neumann appeared at the CURE event on a panel that also included MaryAnne Gilmartin, CEO of Forest City Ramer, and Jed Walentas of Two Trees development.
He was one of the lucky ones, because he was rescued," says Jan Ramer, a veterinarian who examined Shamavu.
3 David Fontaine was hunting near Ramer, Alabama, on Oct.
The new format for National Dental Hygiene Month is a better representation of what the celebration means to the profession and the community alike," said Lynn Ramer, LDH, ADHA immediate past president.
Ramer and Sergio Garnica, the executives behind the four-building, 24-unit condo at 3173 Auburn Boulevard.
From left to right: Mike Pfalmer, General Manager, RMC Distributing Company; Pete Betka, president, RMC Distributing Company; John Carlson, executive director, Colorado Brewers Guild; Congressman John Salazar (D Colorado, Congressional District 3); Kim Jordan, CEO, New Belgium Brewing Company; Tim Sloan, IT Director, Brewers Association; Duane Dupree, director of sales and marketing, RMC Distributing Company; and David Ramer, general manager, Standard Sales.
Detective David Ramer, a police spokesman, confirmed her account.
Polk Community College has named Oscar Ramer to be new senior academic advisor for the Winter Haven, Fla.