There are 2 definitions of -ia in English:

-ia1

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns adopted unchanged from Latin or Greek (such as mania, militia), and modern Latin terms (such as utopia).
  • 2Forming names of:
  • 2.1 Medicine States and disorders: anaemia diphtheria
  • 2.2 Botany & Zoology Genera and higher groups: dahlia Latimeria
  • 3Forming names of countries: India

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representing Latin or Greek endings.

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Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively

There are 2 definitions of -ia in English:

-ia2

suffix

  • Forming noun plurals:
  • 1From Greek neuter nouns ending in -ion or from those in Latin ending in -ium or -e: paraphernalia regalia
  • 2 Zoology In the names of classes: Reptilia

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