What is another word for gaea?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈi͡ə] (IPA)

Gaea is the Greek goddess of the Earth, also known as Terra Mater in Roman mythology. Synonyms for Gaea include Mother Earth, Earth Goddess, and Gaia. The term Gaian is often used to describe individuals with a deep reverence and connection to the natural world. Other related terms include ecocentrism, the belief that all living things on Earth are interconnected and should be treated with equal respect, and biophilia, the innate human attraction to and connection with nature. The concept of Gaea and her various synonyms continue to influence modern environmental movements and the recognition of the importance of protecting and preserving the natural world.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
      gaia.

What are the hypernyms for Gaea?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    earth mother, All-Mother, Great Goddess, Primordial goddess.

Usage examples for Gaea

Because they knew our Mother gaea loathed him, Knew him the famine, pestilence and waste; A desolating fire to blind the sight With splendour built of fruitful things in ashes; The gory chariot-wheel on cries for justice; Her deepest planted and her liveliest voice, Heard from the babe as from the broken crone.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith
This her voice within them told, When softly the Great Mother chid her sons Not of the giant brood, who did create Those lawless Gods, first offspring of our brain Set moving by an abject blood, that waked To wanton under elements more benign, And planted aliens on Olympian heights; - Imagination's cradle poesy Become a monstrous pressure upon men; - Foes of good gaea; until dispossessed By light from her, born of the love of her, Their lordship the illumined brain rejects For earth's beneficent, the sons of Law, Her other name.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith
Uranus married gaea, and before long these two took the power from Aether and Hemera and reigned in their stead.
"Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four"
Charles H. Sylvester

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