Ra·​ma ˈrä-mə How to pronounce Rama (audio)
: a deity or deified hero of later Hinduism worshipped as an avatar of Vishnu

Examples of Rama in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tirana has refused other countries’ requests for deals similar to that of Italy, according to Mr. Rama. Vlasov Sulaj and Llazar Semini, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2024 For centuries, the mosque adjoined temples and monasteries associated with the legendary Hindu divine king Rama. Supriya Gandhi, Foreign Affairs, 13 July 2020 Lyrical’s Jon Rosenberg and Natalie Sellers will executive produce with Rama Gottumukkala, Sarnoski and Jackman. Brent Lang, Variety, 21 May 2024 Fox News Digital requests for comment to the spokesperson for Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama were not returned by time of publication. Chris Massaro, Fox News, 12 May 2024 Zach Rama’s back-to-back kills gave the Bruins, ranked No. 2 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll, the lead for good at 22-20 in the fourth and final set. San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 May 2024 Sophomore Zach Rama delivered three kills in the final six points to break a 20-20 tie in the decisive fourth set. Thuc Nhi Nguyen, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2024 The Sacramento Police Department had been looking for a homicide suspect since gunfire broke out in the 6100 block of Ventura Street on March 3 after the killing Rama Alsaraj, 34, at a home’s backyard in the Brentwood neighborhood, not far from Sacramento Executive Airport. Ishani Desai, Sacramento Bee, 18 Apr. 2024 Hanuman is perhaps best known for being a devoted servant of Lord Rama who, in turn, is known for his adherence to the path of righteousness. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 15 Apr. 2024

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Word History


Sanskrit Rāma

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rama was in 1819

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“Rama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rama. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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