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Gaia US English

The Earth personified as a goddess, daughter of Chaos. She was the mother and wife of Uranus (Heaven); their offspring included the Titans and the Cyclopes

Gaia New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

earth personified as a goddess

Gaea in Gaia US English

The Earth personified as a goddess, daughter of Chaos. She was the mother and wife of Uranus (Heaven); their offspring included the Titans and the Cyclopes

Gaia in Gaia US English

The earth viewed as a vast self-regulating organism

Gaia hypothesis US English

The theory, put forward by James Lovelock, that living matter on the earth collectively defines and regulates the material conditions necessary for the continuance of life. The planet, or rather the biosphere, is thus likened to a vast self-regulating organism

Gaia hypothesis in Gaia New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

earth viewed as a vast self-regulating organism (in the Gaia hypothesis)