There are 2 main definitions of -ia in English:

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-ia 1

Pronunciation: /ɪə/

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

Origin

Representing Latin or Greek endings.

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There are 2 main definitions of -ia in English:

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-ia 2

Pronunciation: /ɪə/

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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