Meaning of -ia
- a noun suffix having restricted application in various fields, as in names of diseases (malaria; anemia), place names (Italia; Rumania), names of Roman feasts (Lupercalia), Latin or Latinizing plurals (Amphibia; insignia; Reptilia), and in other loanwords from Latin (militia).
- Iowa (approved esp. for use with zip code).
- in absentia.
- -ia (Thesaurus)