Definition of Thalia

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Muse

2. Noun. (Greek mythology) one of the three Graces.
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Grace

Definition of Thalia

1. n. That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy.

Definition of Thalia

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The muse of comedy and idyllic poetry. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Greek god) One of the three Graces. ¹

3. Proper noun. (qualifier rare) (Ancient Greek female given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Thalia

1. That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy. One of the three Graces. One of the Nereids. Origin: L, fr. Gr, originally, blooming, luxuriant, akin to to be luxuriant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Thalia

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1. The Colloquies of Erasmus by Desiderius Erasmus, Edwin Johnson (1878)
"The CO NFL IC T between thalia and BARBARISM. thalia and her Companions, CALLIOPE and MELPOMENE; BARBARISM and her Companions. A. O Good God ! what Sort of ..."

2. History of the Christian Church: From the Apostolic Age to the Reformation by James Craigie Robertson (1874)
"3) says 700— (where specimens of the ' thalia ' are which is, of course, incredible. See given) ; de Sentent. Dionys. 6 ; Soc. i. Bp. Kaye, 16-17. 9; So2. ..."

3. Catalogue of Casts by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Edward Robinson (1891)
"thalia. Statue in the Vatican. Of Carrara marble. Found, with Nos. ... thalia, the Muse of Comedy, clothed in long, full drapery, is seated upon a rock. ..."

4. Janice Meredith: A Story of the American Revolution by Paul Leicester Ford (1899)
"After a few mouthfuls she asked, " Dadda, who was thalia? ... "The only thalia?" " 'T is the only one I 've heard of," said the squire. ..."

5. International Law Applied to the Russo-Japanese War: With the Decisions of by Sakuyé Takshaahi (1908)
"Case X. The thalia. Published in the Official Gazette, Tokyo, on May 5, 1905. Decision of the Yokosuka Prize Court. Th« following decision was given on the ..."

6. International Law Applied to the Russo-Japanese War: With the Decisions of by Sakuyé Takshaahi (1908)
"Case X. The thalia. Published in the Official Gazette, Tokyo, on May 5, 1905. Decision of the Yokosuka Prize Court. The following decision was given on the ..."

7. International Law Applied to the Russo-Japanese War: With the Decisions of by Sakuyé Takshaahi (1908)
"Case X. The thalia. Published in the Official Gazette, Tokyo, on May 5, 1905. Decision of the Yokosuka Prize Court. The following decision was given on the ..."

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