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  1. the ancient Greek personification of force: daughter of Pallas and Styx and sister of Cratus, Nike, and Zelos.
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Examples from the Web for bia

Historical Examples of bia

  • I am contemplating a trip into the interior via the Bia River and came to you to see if you could arrange transportation.

    The Boy Aviators in Africa

    Wilbur Lawton

  • There was a wheezy steam launch belonging to the trading post which would tow the boats up the Bia River as far as they desired.

  • Captain Bia succumbed to smallpox and the column encountered every conceivable hardship.

    An African Adventure

    Isaac F. Marcosson

  • Now, it is done—now, you are chained—Bia has finished the work—I, Ba!

  • Farther west are the Tano and Bia rivers, which empty their waters into the Assini lagoon.