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[jee-uh] /ˈdʒi ə/
the ancient Greek goddess of the earth, mother of the Titans.
Also, Gaia [gey-uh] /ˈgeɪ ə/ (Show IPA).
Origin of Gaea
From the Greek word gaîa earth Unabridged
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(Greek myth) a variant of Gaia
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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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