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Gaia

[ gey-uh ]

noun

  1. 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.
  2. 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.



Gaia

/ ˈɡeɪə /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Gaia1

First recorded in 1970–75; from Greek gaîa “earth, the earth”
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Gaia1

from Greek gaia earth
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Example Sentences

Gaia was designed for the purpose, but when it switched on, the telescope had an unforeseen problem.

Critically, Gaia’s years-long data set described the detailed motions of roughly 1 billion stars.

Launched in 2013, the Gaia observatory is intended to observe as many of the galaxy’s stars as possible.

He likes the Gaia mapping app, which has replaced stand-alone GPS units for his search and rescue team.

Launched in December 2013, Gaia’s job is to make a three-dimensional map of the Milky Way.

As supposedly the smartest carbon based bipeds on the planet, we are using up so many of Gaia's resources.

If they keep The Big Guy in the platform, one of these somebody is going to demand that it also include Gaia.

Yes, that is her voicing narrator Gaia in the popular God of War video game series.

Gaia and Medea are powerful metaphors, as well, for human evolution and development.

The scientist James Lovelock named his influential theory of global interconnectedness the Gaia hypothesis after her.

It contains the treasures of Siena, the state archives; and in front of it stands the Font Gaia.

Gaia or Ge (the earth) had temples and altars in almost all the cities of Greece.

In the Campo is the fountain, known as the Fonte Gaia from the rejoicings that hailed the advent of its waters.

"He has never forgiven Font Gaia," she said, with drooping head.

Gaia, or Earth, also bore the mountains, and Pontus or the barren Sea.

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