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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology The goddess of the earth, who bore and married Uranus and became the mother of the Titans and the Cyclopes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The earth, daughter of Chaos, both mother and wife of Uranus (the sky) and Pontus (the sea).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The goddess of the earth, considered as a personification of the earth. According to Hesiod she was the first-born of Chaos, and mother of Uranus, Pontus, Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Γαῖα (Gaia). (Wiktionary)

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