- the Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry.
- one of the Graces.
Origin of Thalia
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Contemporary Examples of 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
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Historical Examples of thalia
Only the Thalia has waxed in stature: and perhaps in wisdom also: but that is not in her favour.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
In the second volume are p. 18Molière, and his wife Armande, crowned by the muse Thalia.The Library
"I don't tell you everything nowadays, 'Thalia," he said, briefly.The Way to Peace
As his "Thalia" was an "overture to an imaginary comedy," so this, to an imaginary tragedy.Contemporary American Composers
What had Thalia been about to allow the message of that morning to creep into her comedy?A Modern Chronicle, Complete
- the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry
- one of the three Graces
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.