from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A goddess, the eldest of the Pleiades.
- n. The brightest star in the Pleiades.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Alternative form of Maja. A genus of sea spiders.
- proper n. Daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.
- proper n. The goddess of growth after whom the month May ( Latin maius ) was named.
- proper n. A female given name of recent usage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado).
- n. A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Maiidœ, founded by Lamarck in 1801.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
You know what, from Maia, is learning how to use her ability better.
The woman lost no time in seeking for a roomy walnut-shell, which she lined thickly with white satin, and on it she placed the mattress, with the child, whom she called Maia, upon it.
“What is this?” she says, flashing a blue bank statement in Maia’s face.
She could see the hurt in his eyes, and for a moment she wrestled the urge to call Maia a number of unprintable names.
Helena appeared, but I shook my head in warning and she withdrew, calling Maia and Hyspale after her.
"Maia," she said, and the ID of the vehicle relaxed him.
To paraphrase Maia, if you took out the stupid, you’d have a magazine made up of margins and possibly a couple of Q&A columns about puberty and safe sex.
Still, I don’t see that there’s nearly justification here to call Maia a hypocrite.
Opposition leaders such as Maia say the film portrays Lula in an excessively flattering manner, intended to bolster the candidacy of Cabinet Chief
Boos and chants of "Maia" and "GSP" rained down upon the embattled champion, who has drawn criticism for similar disjointed efforts in the past.