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Gae·a

 (jē′ə) also Gai·a (gā′ə, gī′ə, )
n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of the earth, who bore and married Uranus and became the mother of the Titans and the Cyclopes.

Gaea

(ˈdʒiːə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a variant of Gaia

Gae•a

(ˈdʒi ə)

n.
the ancient Greek goddess of the earth and mother of the Titans.
[< Greek gaîa earth]
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Noun1.Gaea - (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythologyGaea - (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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Gaea

[ˈdʒiːə] nGaia
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The same expression is used to describe Zeus' restoring the Hecatoncheires, who had been imprisoned by Kronos, to aid him in his battle against the Titans (Theog.
Briareus In Greek mythology, one of three 100-armed, 50-headed Hecatoncheires (from the Greek words for "hundred" and "hands"), the sons of the deities Uranus and Gaea.
From Gaea's subsequent union with Uranus were born the Titans, the Cyclopes, and the Hecatoncheires (three creatures, each having 50 heads and 100 arms).