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 (sē′tə, -tä)
n. Hinduism
The wife of Rama, regarded as an ideal of womanhood.

[Sanskrit Sītā, from sītā, furrow (because she was believed to have sprung from a furrow ploughed by her father).]
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(Hinduism) Hinduism goddess consort of the god Vishnu in the incarnation of Rama
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