noun Classical Mythology.
Origin of Thalia
Examples from the Web for thalia
We went to the Thalia because it was 99 cents, and to dozens of recording sessions.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Thalia and Melpomene are given the realms of comic and tragic poetry.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
Among the number of fluctuating engagements, one, which for ten years had been constant with him, was the editing of the Thalia.The Life of Friedrich Schiller|Thomas Carlyle
He has since written over a hundred plays, and is engaged by the company at the Thalia Theatre as the regular playwright.The Spirit of the Ghetto|Hutchins Hapgood
noun Greek myth
Word Origin for Thalia
fem. proper name, from Greek Thaleia, literally "luxuriant, blooming," from thallein "to bloom" (see thallus). Eighth of the Muses, presiding over comedy and idyllic poetry. Also one of the three Graces, patroness of festive meetings.