Gaea

/ (ˈdʒiːə) /

noun

Greek myth a variant of Gaia

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Cultural definitions for Gaea

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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