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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.MIE-ya Classical Latin
MAY-ə English
MIE-ə English
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Meaning & History

Means "great" in Latin. This was the name of a Roman goddess of spring, the wife of Vulcan. The month of May is named for her.

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goddesses, seasons
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute