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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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The home side scored at just over two an over in the pre-lunch session, with opener Sriram (69 not out) particularly watchful.
Mongia, who like Sriram and five other players in this side has played international cricket, failed to clear deep mid-on and Graham Thorpe held onto a tumbling catch above his head.
by Times News Service Finalists: Arjun Sriram, right, and runner-up Johnathan Ferdinand.
The fact that she has graduated from being a member of the ground staff assisting Sriram to getting her first game during the IPL in 2015 shows her dedication," Muralidhar told M AIL T ODAY .
Speaking to Gulf News, Sriram, who had worked with the Australia A squad that toured India in July and August and impressed Cricket Australia, said: "It was a great experience working with the Australian A team and of course, it's a great honour to work with the men's team.
Latest report suggests that the actress might make her comeback in Sriram Raghavan's dark thriller which stars Varun Dhawan but nothing is finalised yet.
Sriram, District Chairman for Blood and Organ Donation, Rotary International.
com), New York City's lead bound document printer, has announced today that Sriram Tarikere has joined the company as a Software Developer.
l The Saltires suffered a blow last night when Indian import Sridharan Sriram was ruled out of next month's totesport League clash with Leicestershire.
However, the end to the innings was embarrassingly rapid as Indian spinner Sridharan Sriram bamboozled Kabir, Matt Mason and Nadeem Malik into charging down the pitch and being stumped.