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Maia 1

Syllabification: Ma·ia
Pronunciation: /ˈmīə/
Greek Mythology
The daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.

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Maia 2 Syllabification: Ma·ia
Roman Mythology
A goddess associated with Vulcan and also (by confusion with Maia1) with Mercury (Hermes). She was worshiped on May 1 and May 15; that month is named after her.

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