variants: or IA

Definition of Ia

 (Entry 1 of 4)

Iowa

Definition of -ia (Entry 2 of 4)

1 : pathological condition hysteria
2 : genus of plants or animals Fuchsia
3 : territory : world : society suburbia

-ia

plural noun suffix

Definition of -ia (Entry 3 of 4)

1 : higher taxon (such as class or order) consisting of (such plants or animals) Sauria
2 : things derived from or relating to (something specified) militaria

-ia

Definition of -ia (Entry 4 of 4)

plural of -ium

History and Etymology for Ia

Noun suffix

New Latin, from Latin & Greek, suffix forming feminine nouns

Plural noun suffix

New Latin, from Latin (neuter plural of -ius, adjective ending) & Greek, neuter plural of -ios, adjective ending

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“Ia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ia. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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