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Gaea

[jee-uh] /ˈdʒi ə/
noun
1.
the ancient Greek goddess of the earth, mother of the Titans.
Also, Gaia [gey-uh] /ˈgeɪ ə/ (Show IPA).
Origin
< Greek gaîa earth
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British Dictionary definitions for Gaea

Gaea

/ˈdʒiːə/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a variant of Gaia

Gaia

/ˈɡeɪə/
noun
1.
the goddess of the earth, who bore Uranus and by him Oceanus, Cronus, and the Titans
Word Origin
from Greek gaia earth
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Word Origin and History for Gaea

see Gaia.

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Gaea [(jee-uh)]

also Gaia (GAY-uh)

The Greek goddess of the Earth and primal mother figure, who gave birth to the sky, the mountains, and the sea. She was also the mother of the giant Titans and the Cyclopes (see Cyclops).

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