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Sita

Wife of Râma or Vishnu incarnate, carried off by the giant Ravana. She was not born, but arose from a furrow when her father Janaka, King of Mithila, was ploughing. The word means “furrow.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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