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Maia /ˈm.ə/ may refer to:


  • Maia (mythology), the eldest of the Pleiades in Greek mythology, also identified with an Ancient Italic goddess of spring and the most beautiful

Place names[edit]

New Zealand[edit]



  • Maia, Ialomița, a commune in Ialomiţa County
  • Maia, a village in Bobâlna Commune, Cluj County
  • Maia, a village in Bereni Commune, Mureş County

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Maia, a Roman fort located in Bowness-on-Solway, England

United States[edit]



  • Maia people, an indigenous tribe of Western Australia
  • Maia (star), the fourth-brightest star in the Pleiades open-star cluster
  • F.C. Maia, a Portuguese football club
  • Short S.21 Maia, a piggyback long-range flying boat combination
  • "-maia" or "maia-", an affix derived from the mythological Maia, used to describe maternal roles in taxonomy

Literature, fiction and entertainment[edit]

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