- miscellaneous items, especially a miscellany of literary works.
Origin of varia
1925–30; < New Latin, Latin, neuter plural of varius various
[wah-ri-ah lek-ti-oh; English vair-ee-uh lek-shee-oh]
- a variant reading.
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Examples from the Web for varia
Varia leaned her elbows on his knee, looking up at him with her chin on her hands.
"Marcus came once and tried to play; he was the third," Varia had said.
"Nay, Varia," he said gently, and put a hand on her dark soft hair.
But if Varia's mood had changed, his was not to be shaken off so lightly.
"I fear it is a hard game," said Varia, and shook her head in doubt.
- a collection or miscellany, esp of literary works
Latin, neuter plural of varius various
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