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MAVIA is a word made from vertically symmetrical letters.


Who is Mavia?

Mavia, was an Arab warrior-queen, who ruled over a confederation of semi-nomadic Arabs, in southern Syria, in the latter half of the fourth century. She led her troops in a rebellion against Roman rule, riding at the head of her army into Phoenicia and Palestine. After reaching the frontiers of Egypt and repeatedly defeating the Roman army, the Romans finally made a truce with her on conditions she stipulated. The Romans later called upon her for assistance when being attacked by the Goths, to which she responded by sending a force of cavalry.

  • died in (1591 years ago)


Mavia is a genus of ichneumon wasps in the subfamily Gelinae.

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Google previewThe Arabs in Antiquity (2013)

Their History from the Assyrians to the Umayyads by Jan Retso

Mavia is a common name in North Arabia and could stand for Mawiyya or MuYawiya; kratéé is not quite the expected Greek counterpart to Latin vinco; the Homeric term Eremboi is strange and it is not clear why it was chosen to designate the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

Mavia. (Chimaviha; Mabiha; Mawia) The Mavia are a subgroup of the Makonde. They live in northern Mozambique and southern Tanzania, mostly in Mozambique. Mawia. SeeMavia. Mayombe. (Maiombe) The Mayombe are a subgroup of the ...

Google previewDictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language: English-Kongo dictionary. Kongo-English dictionary. Grammar (1887)

Madia mavia : The food was cooked. Past Participle. Madia mavia : Cooked food. The Present Participle generally ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of the Celebrated Women Or Every Age and Country. By Matilda Betham (1804)

by Matilda Betham

MAVIA, by Birth a Roman, and educated a Christian, WAs MAVIA, 578 BIOGRAP111CAL DICTIONARY MATRAINI (CLARA CANTARINI), of a noble ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1844)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

TYPHOMANIA (ropos, stupor, Mavia, madness). An affection consisting in perfect lethargy of body, but imperfect lethargy of mind; wandering ideas, and belief of wakefulness during sleep. TYPHUS (ropos, stupor). Malignant fever. See Febris.

Google previewA dictionary of the Suahili language [ed. by R.N. Cust]. (1882)

by Johann Ludwig Krapf

mavia), (1) flower, blossom; maua ya nritiini, fiowers of the forest; ua la muembe, bloom, blossom of the mango-tree; ua la mti lito- kalo tundo, laken halitassa kiia wazi ( blossom), ...

Google previewA Lexicon to Æschylus (1847)

by William LINWOOD (M.A.)

Mavia madness, frenzy ...

Google previewThe New and Complete Spelling Dictionary, and Sure Guide to the English Language, Etc (1767)

by Daniel Fenning

inban La'muel inppidoth Lia/9 LE/Jabim Linne/2 LEtushim Livi Libin Lot Lud Lyfimmhugpronounced Lyszsi_ma,(-us MaVia/n Maazzsiab Marblnsmi Mddan, or Mdian Mdgdalene Migdid Mdgog Who/ab Ma/yalce'l, or IWa/aalalefl Mdbarai ...

Google previewA Nika-English Dictionary (1887)

by Johann Ludwig Krapf, Johannes Rebmann

Muhi ukihe- nda makodza mavia, basi ni ku ambua: unabula. Na muhi ukidemua, be ukilafia madza- vukuzi kabire, wamba ; muhi unabula. Burira. See Kihari. Bule , n. (ra) (= Zuza). See Ke- ngeka. Nothing. Yudzi-ni- -ika bulere. Bule, adj.

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Scrabble value of M3A1V4I1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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