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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·ra /ˈpɑrə/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·ra n.  A piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·rá n.
 1. The southern arm of the Amazon in Brazil; also, a seaport on this arm.
 2.  Short for Pará rubber.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (obstetrics) the number of live-born children a woman has
           delivered; "the parity of the mother must be
           considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to
           two children" [syn: parity]
      2: 100 para equal 1 dinar
      3: a soldier in the paratroops [syn: paratrooper]
      4: an estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River
         flows [syn: Para River]
      5: port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port
         and commercial center for the Amazon River basin [syn: Belem,
          Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of