• WordNet 3.6
    • n Maja type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • maja Noting a Spanish woman of the lower classes who dresses gaily and is a belle in her circle. See majo.
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In literature:

Maja does not count me among her devotees.
"The Malady of the Century" by Max Nordau
Maren, or as she was here called, Maja, had arrived.
"O. T." by Hans Christian Andersen
She translated the speech of the Mexicans to Aguilar in the Maja language of Yucatan, who again translated that to Cortes in Spanish.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III" by Robert Kerr
This city was now regarded as the third in rank (after Maja-pahit on Java, and Pase on Sumatra) in that part of the East.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Dozvoleno cenzuroju, S.-Peterburg, 17-go maja 1872 goda.
"The History of a Lie" by Herman Bernstein
I stayed here several days, and one day I went to see Ole Maja, the nabob of the place.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
There were boxes for Sind and Maja, and metal-bound cases for Kent.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Madama Maja is said to have magic dealings with snakes or majas.
"The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba" by Walter Goodman
Here, above the junction of the two streams, once lay the Roman settlement of Mansio Majae.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
His parents were Suddhodana, King of Magadha, and his consort Maja.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer

In news:

Maja D'Aoust wants to share her diverse spiritual experiences with you—if you're open to them.
Droopy makes lifelong friends in Kitty and Maja.
David Ariosto and Michael Pearson, with contributions from Richard Roth and Anna-Maja Rappard.
Maja Brandes tapped to oversee development and strategic marketing of Enthone's POP/Decorative Base Metals offering.
Enthone has appointed Maja Brandes Global Product Line Manager, Plating on Plastics and Decorative Base Metals (POP/DBM).