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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 6/20/2017
From Sanskrit पर (para) meaning "alien, enemy" or "distant, remote, opposite" combined with मार (māra) meaning "killing, destroying, slaying". This was the name of an Indian dynasty that ruled west and central India from the 9th to 14th centuries. Today, the Paramara (also the Paramar or Parmar) are a Rajput clan in India.