para

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1pa·ra

noun \ˈpär-ə\
plural paras or para

Definition of PARA

1
a :  any of several monetary units of the Turkish Empire
b :  a coin representing one para
2
[Serbian & Croatian, from Turkish] — see dinar at money table

Origin of PARA

Turkish, from Persian pāra, literally, piece, scrap
First Known Use: 1687

Rhymes with PARA

2para

abbreviation

Definition of PARA

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Pa·rá

geographical name \pə-ˈrä\

Definition of PARÁ

1
river 200 miles (322 kilometers) N Brazil, the E mouth of the Amazon
2
state N Brazil S of the Amazon Belém area 481,869 square miles (1,248,041 square kilometers), pop 6,192,307
3
— see belém

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