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Rama

(rā`mə), variant of RamahRamah
, in the Bible. 1 Town, NE ancient Palestine, allotted to Naphtali. 2 Town of Asher. 3 Unidentified town of Simeon, called Ramah of the south.
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Rama,

hero: see RamayanaRamayana
[story of Rama], classical Sanskrit epic of India, probably composed in the 3d cent. B.C. Based on numerous legends, it is traditionally the work of Valmiki, one of the minor characters.
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Rama

 

kings of Thailand (Siam) of the Chakri dynasty: Rama I (reigned 1782–1809), Rama II (1809–24), Rama III Phra Nang klao (1824–51), Rama IV Mongkut (1851–68), Rama V Chula-longkorn (1868–1910), Rama VI Vajiravudh (1910–25), Rama VII Prajadhipok (1925–35), Rama VIII Ananda Mahidol (1935–1946), and Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej (ascended the throne in 1946; crowned 1950).


Rama

 

in the ancient epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, a hero who journeyed from northern India to the island of Lanka (Sri Lanka) to rescue his wife Sita, who had been kidnappped by the demon Ravana. Rama is venerated in Hinduism as one of the earthly incarnations (the seventh avatar) of Vishnu, and in Vishnuism he is the chief object of worship, together with Krishna. Rama is also the name of the sixth avatar of Vishnu, known as Parashurama (“Rama With the Ax”).

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