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Gaia

[ gey-uh ]
/ ˈgeɪ ə /
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noun

Classical Mythology the ancient Greek goddess who personified the earth and whose numerous offspring include Uranus, by whom she bore the Titans and the Cyclopes.
the earth, when regarded as the self-regulating organism described by the Gaia hypothesis: Our destiny is dependent on what we do for Gaia as a whole.

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Origin of Gaia

First recorded in 1970–75; from Greek gaîa “earth, the earth”
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Gaia

Gaea or Ge

/ (ˈɡeɪə) /

noun

the goddess of the earth, who bore Uranus and by him Oceanus, Cronus, and the Titans

Word Origin for Gaia

from Greek gaia earth
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