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Definition of the noun mara

What does mara mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • mara: maras
  • Mara: -

  1. Hindu god of death; opposite of Kama
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: Hindu deity = a deity worshipped by the Hindus
  2. hare-like rodent of the pampas of Argentina

Alternative definition of the noun mara


  1. a rodent, scientific name Dolichotis, common in the Patagonian steppes of Argentina


  1. Mara a.k.a. Judy Ann Santos: Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo is a Filipino film and television actress, host, product endorser, recording artist, and film producer.
  2. Mara a.k.a. Mara Lopez: Mara Isabella Lopez Yokohama, known as simply Mara Lopez, is a Filipina actress and surfer. She is a member of Star Magic Batch 13.
  3. Mara a.k.a. Maria Statoulova is a Bulgarian actress.
  4. Mara, pseudonimo di Mara Bertuzzi, è una cantante italiana.
    • also known as Mara Bertuzzi
    • born on (46 years ago)

There are other people with in their name, like Lya Mara, Mara New, Tim Mara, Wil Mara, Jack Mara, John Mara, Kate Mara, Lala Mara, Mara Aché, Mara Davi and many others.


  1. Mara is a musical group.
  2. Mara a.k.a. Mara! is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Mara'akate, Ta Mara and the Seen and Mara! and The Martenitsa Choir.


Mara is a Romanian supermarket chain operating 2 supermarkets in Focşani.


  1. The Mara is a fictional monster in the long-running British science fiction television series, Doctor Who. It is a being of pure hatred, anger and greed, and requires the fear of its victims to survive. It exists in the minds of its victims and can transmit itself telepathically, although it can also physically manifest as a giant snake. It is so evil that it cannot bear the sight of its own reflection. In the Dark Places of the Inside, it manifests as phantoms such as Dukkha, Anatta, and Annica.
  2. Mara is a fictional character from tv series Mara Clara.
    • also known as Mara del Valle
  3. Mara is a fictional character from the 1964 film La vita agra.
  4. Mara is a fictional character from the 1972 film Crime Boss.
  5. Mara is a fictional character from the 1964 film Bebo's Girl.
  6. Mara is a fictional character from the 2010 Three Steps Above Heaven and the 2012 film I Want You.
  7. Mara is a fictional character from the 2012 Drama Film Formentera.
  8. Mara is a fictional character from the 2011 film Hard Labor.
  9. Mara is a fictional character from the 1993 TV series Mara Clara and later in the 1996 film Mara Clara: The Movie.
  10. Mara is a fictional character from the 1999 film Bagnomaria.
  11. Mara is a fictional character from the 1964 film Men and Women.
  12. Mara: The representation in fiction of Samson's mother.
  13. Mara is a fictional character from the 1995 film Village of the Damned.
  14. Mara is a fictional character from the 1952 film Sunday Heroes.
  15. Mara is a fictional character from the 2013 film Maria.
  16. Mara is a fictional character from the 2007 film Shelter Me.
  17. Mara is a fictional character from the 1997 film Brute.
  18. Mara is a fictional character from the 1985 film Little Flames.
  19. Mara is a fictional character from the 1971 film Slaughter Hotel.
  20. Mara is a fictional character from the 1999 film Esther.
  21. Mara is a fictional character from the 2001 film The Ignorant Fairies.
  22. Mara is a fictional character from the 2002 film Dekada '70.
  23. Mara is a fictional character from the 2000 film Teeth.
  24. Mara is a fictional character from the 1976 film Deported Women of the SS Special Section.
  25. Mara is a fictional character from the 1970 film Road to Salina.
  26. Mara is a fictional character from the 2008 film Silent Wedding.
  27. Mara is a fictional character from the 2006 film The Woods.
  28. Mara is a fictional character from the 2006 film 5ive Girls.
  29. Mara is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Right Distance.
  30. Mara is a fictional character from the 1976 film Free Hand for a Tough Cop.
  31. Mara is a fictional character from the 2008 film A Perfect Day.
  32. Mara is a fictional character from the 1952 film La Colpa di una madre.
  33. Mara is a fictional character from the TV program Komkis.
  34. Mara is a fictional character from the 2008 film Good Morning Heartache.
  35. Mara is a fictional character in the 1997 adventure romance film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
  36. Mara is a fictional character from the 1957 film The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

There are other characters with in their name, like O'Mara and Mara Jade.


"Mara" is a novel written by Ioan Slavici.


  1. "Mara" is a film.
    • genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
    • released on
  2. "Mara" a.k.a. "Māra" is a film, directed by Krista Burāne.
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in


  1. "Mara" is the ninth album by Scottish Celtic rock group Runrig, released in 1995. The title means 'of the sea' in Scots Gaelic. It is the last album featuring Donnie Munro on vocals and the fifth and final album released on Chrysalis records.
  2. "Mara" is a musical album of Mara Maravilha.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  3. "Mara" a.k.a. "Māra" is a composition.


  1. Mara a.k.a. Mara Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Musoma. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,743,830, which was lower than the pre-census projection of 1,963,460. For 2002-2012, the region's 2.5 percent average annual population growth rate was the thirteenth highest in the country. It was also the twelfth most densely populated region with 80 people per square kilometer.
  2. The Mara is an 8-kilometre Italian stream of Insubria, which runs through the Italian Province of Como and the Swiss Canton Ticino. It rises on the slopes of Monte Sighignola and enters Lake Lugano at Maroggia.

There are other places with in their name, like Mara Rosa, Khaya Mara, Maasai Mara, Mara Provincial Park, Universiti Teknologi Mara.


  1. Mara, in Buddhism, is the demon that tempted Gautama Buddha by trying to seduce him with the vision of beautiful women who, in various legends, are often said to be Mara's daughters. In Buddhist cosmology, Mara personifies unwholesome impulses, unskillfulness, the "death" of the spiritual life. He is a tempter, distracting humans from practicing the spiritual life by making mundane things alluring, or the negative seem positive.
  2. Mara a.k.a. Māra is the highest-ranking goddess in Latvian mythology, Mother Earth, a feminine counterpart to Dievs. She may be thought as the alternate side of Dievs. Other Latvian goddesses, sometimes all of them, are considered her assistants, or alternate aspects. Māra may have been also the same goddess as Lopu māte, Piena Māte, Veļu Māte, Zemes Māte, and many other "mothers", like of Wood, Water, Sea, Wind. Māra is also depicted in Latvian mythology as the goddess of good fortune.
  3. Mara a.k.a. Maras are gangs originating from USA and which were imported in Central American countries such as El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
  4. Mara is a Sanskrit word meaning "death" or any personification thereof.
  5. marA is a gene.
  6. Mara refers to a tribe in Arunachal Pradesh. The Mara are ethnically Tagin although they claim to be a separate group, just like the Nga to the north, but they acknowledge a common ancestry. Like the Nga, the Mara also engage in barter trade with the Tibetans in the north prior to the closure of the Indo-Tibetan border in view of the 1962 Sino-Indian War.
  7. Mara a.k.a. Marra language: Marra is an Australian Aboriginal language, traditionally spoken on an area of the Gulf of Carpentaria coast in the Northern Territory around the Roper, Towns and Limmen Rivers. Marra is now an endangered language. The most recent survey was in 1991; at that time, there were only 15 speakers, all elderly. Most Marra people now speak Kriol as their main language. The remaining elderly Marra speakers live in the Aboriginal communities of Ngukurr, Numbulwar, Borroloola and Minyerri.
  8. Mara a.k.a. Mara language is an human language.
  9. marA is a genomic locus.

Phrases with Mara

  1. Genus Mara
  2. Baccha Mara
  3. Andrena mara
  4. Anthrax Mara
  5. Antocha Mara
  6. Chacoan Mara
  7. Dacnusa Mara
  8. Epitola Mara
  9. Species Mara
  10. Aphodius Mara
  11. Eucereon Mara
  12. Euthalia Mara
  13. Stiboges Mara
  14. Tanaecia Mara
  15. Alloxysta Mara
  16. Holorusia Mara
  17. Mycalesis Mara
  18. Ocyptamus Mara
  19. Odostomia Mara
  20. Potanthus Mara

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mara

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Google previewThe Hidden Lamp (2013)

Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women by Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon

Mara is the internalized voice of conditioning that keeps us in thrall to the familial and cultural messages that maintain...

it with courage, we have an opportunity to rediscover our inherent wholeness and perfection, and then Mara is a goner.

Google previewTsongkhapa's Praise for Dependent Relativity (2012)

by Je Tsongkhapa, Lobsang Gyatso, Graham Woodhouse

Mara means demon, or demonic influence, that hinders the practice of virtue. It may be an external spirit or an aspect of our own imperfect condition. All hindrances on the path to liberation are subsumed under the four maras. The first mara is ...

Google previewThe Secret Doctrine: Anthropogenesis (1888)

by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Mara is the God of Darkness, the Fallen One, and Death-l; and yet it is one of the names of Kama, the first god in the Vedas, the Logos, from whom have sprung the Knmtiras, and this ' ~' When the Sun passes away behind the 30th degree of ...

Google previewTravelers' Tales Thailand (2009)

True Stories by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger

Mara is a principle of death ...

Google previewHawk's Way: Carter & Falcon (2015)

The Cowboy Takes a Wife\The Unforgiving Bride by Joan Johnston

Mara is a widow and Susannah is sick ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Egyptian (2007)


mara "Hacke, Grabcheit" [Pedes 1905, 382] ...

Google previewA Gilbertese-English Dictionary (1908)

by Hiram Bingham

Mara'unako, v. a. dropping off to sleep : burning low as a fire. Mara'urau, a. quite soft. Ma'ran, a. straight as the hair. Ma'ran, n. ( Eng. ) a melon.

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Small photo of crane in the Masai MaraSmall photo of Lion with Wildebeest kill,Masai Mara, KenyaSmall photo of Black Rhinoceros or Hook-lipped Rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis, grazing, Upper Mara, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, AfricaSmall photo of Scenic view at Mara River. The Mara River is in Kenya and Tanzania and lies across the migration path in the Masai Mara/Serengeti game reservesSmall photo of Above view of an elephant at Mara Mara seen from hot air balloon flight in KenyaSmall photo of Cheetah during dusk in Savannah grassland, Masai MaraSmall photo of Big herd of wildebeest in the savannah. Great Migration. Kenya. Tanzania. Masai Mara National Park. An excellent illustration. More...

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He said there is 80 of us, ready to come down and the next thing I knew is that Jo Brown dashed in and said your family has already moved and you have to move, the boat is ready to take you out. I didn't have time to ask, even ask a question. (Kamisese Mara)
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Scrabble value of M3A1R1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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