Greek myth a variant of Gaia
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How to use Gaea in a sentence
We shall apply the same explanation to the Greek myth of Gaea and of the mutilation of Cronus.
Zeus grew up, and by some means, suggested by Gaea, compelled Zeus to disgorge all his offspring.
Hyginus makes him the son of Tartarus and Gaea, and one of the giants.
Cultural definitions for Gaea
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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