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Noun: para  paa-ru
  1. (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
    "the para of the mother must be considered";
    - parity
     
  2. Monetary until used in some Balkan countries, one-hundredth of a dinar
Noun: para[2]  per-u [N. Amer], pa-ru [Brit]
  1. A soldier in the paratroops
    - paratrooper
Noun: Para
  1. An estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River flows
    - Para River

Derived forms: paras

Type of: estuary, gestation, maternity, pongo [Brit], pregnancy, soldier, Yugoslavian monetary unit

Part of: Brasil, Brazil, dinar, Federative Republic of Brazil, paratroops, Yugoslavian dinar

Encyclopedia: Para, Suriname