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Maia1

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪə
 
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Greek Mythology
The daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.

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Maia2

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪə
 
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Roman Mythology
A goddess associated with Vulcan and also (by confusion with Maia1) with Mercury (Hermes). She was worshipped on 1 May and 15 May; that month is named after her.

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