Definition of Paras

1. Noun. (plural of para) ¹



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Definition of Paras

1. para [n] - See also: para

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paras

parareflexia
parareligion
parareligions
pararenal
pararescue
pararescueman
pararescuemen
pararhotacism
pararhyme
pararobertsite
pararosanilin
pararosaniline
pararosanilines
pararrhythmia
pararsenolamprite
paras (current term)
parasaccular hernia
parasacral
parasagittal
parasagittal plane
parasagittal section
parasail
parasailed
parasailer
parasailers
parasailing
parasailings
parasailor
parasailors
parasails

Literary usage of Paras

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1. Greece, in 1823 and 1824: Being a Series of Letters, and Other Documents on by Leicester Stanhope Harrington (1825)
"Salt, 6 paras, per okr. NB An okr is equal to 2a pounds French. A piastre is equal to 5 pence; 4O paras make a piastre, and 10 piastres, 1 dollar. ..."

2. Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus by Claude Delaval Cobham (1908)
"Raki—weak white brandy : from 100000 to 200000 okes ; average price 85 to 20 paras the oke : great quantity is drank in the island, the rest is sold to ..."

3. Greece, in 1823 and 1824: Being a Series of Letters and Other Documents on by Leicester Stanhope Harrington (1824)
"A horse load of wood, 20 paras.—Mutton, per okr, from 30 to 40 paras. ... A piastre is equal to 5 pence ; 40 paras make a piastre, and 10 piastres, ..."

4. Travels Over the Table Lands and Cordilleras of Mexico During the Years 1843 by Albert M. Gilliam (1846)
"The hacienda paras. Ascending the Plain. The Mexi - can* in the fields. Vein of silver nn the mi-face. Abundance of silver ore. Laws of Mexico on Mining. ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"... paras- gad, and Gokak. ^ Statistics are not available for 237} square miles of this area. These figures are based upon the latest information. ..."

6. Some South Indian Villages by Gilbert Slater (1918)
"Total 24 and 6 o Product 88 paras, tenant's share being 44 paras. ... Here the produce falls to about 72 paras, of which the sub-tenant may get 36 paras. ..."

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