maya maya  /ˈmaɪ ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy
  2. (n) a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Maya Angelou Surprises Students At Their Graduation

    Maya Angelou surprised the graduating class at Ron Clark Academy and their families when she appeared on stage.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WFMY News 2 Greensboro

  2. Video: Maya Rudolph on her many husbands of comedy

    On Friday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival, the actress Maya Rudolph appeared at an event billed as "The Serious Business of Being Funny," in which she would discuss her comedic influences in an interview with Elvis Mitchell.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Maya Angelou to Ron Clark Academy grads: 'Be a rainbow in the clouds'

    VIDEO | Maya Angelou and India.Arie were the surprise commencement speakers at graduation ceremonies Friday night for the Ron Clark Academy Class of '13.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WXIA-TV Atlanta

Quotes

  1. At the end of their appearance, Winfrey said: "I want to borrow a line from Maya Angelou, who is a personal mentor of mine and I know you all also feel the same way about her. And she has said this many times, and I say this to you, on behalf of...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It's what great players do," Auriemma said. "And they do it at the most pressure-packed times. Maya is a great scorer. And you get that reputation by scoring points under pressure."
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Geno Auriemma Source: Houston Chronicle

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