[pah-rah] .
an estuary in N Brazil: an arm of the Amazon. 200 miles (320 km) long; 40 miles (65 km) wide.
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para1 (ˈpɑːrə)
n , pl -ras, -ra
a monetary unit of Serbia worth one hundredth of a dinar; formerly a monetary unit of Yugoslavia
[C17: Serbo-Croat, via Turkish from Persian pārah piece, portion]

para2 (ˈpærə)
1.  a.  a soldier in an airborne unit
 b.  an airborne unit
2.  a paragraph

para3 (ˈpɑːrɑː)
n , pl para
horseshoe fern, Also called: king fern a New Zealand fern, Marattia salicina, with long heavy fronds

Pará (Portuguese paˈra)
1.  a state of N Brazil, on the Atlantic: mostly dense tropical rainforest Capital: Belém. Pop: 6 453 683 (2002). Area: 1 248 042 sq km (474 896 sq miles)
2.  another name for Belém
3.  an estuary in N Brazil into which flow the Tocantins River and a branch of the Amazon. Length: about 320 km (200 miles)

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para par·a (pār'ə)
A woman who has given birth to an infant or infants.

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Example sentences
Hence, the simplest logical conclusion is that he did the trick using para-normal methods.
Acute rhino-sinusitis is an inflammatory condition of one or more of the para-nasal cavities that usually lasts up to four weeks.
The first case is called ortho, and the second para.
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