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Gamma (upper case Γ, lower case γ) is the third letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 3.

It gives its name to several things:

The upper-case letter Γ is used as the symbol for:

Gamma is the third caste in Aldous Huxley's dystopic satire Brave New World.

The lower-case letter γ is used as the symbol for:

Letters that arose from Gamma are the Roman C and G and the Cyrillic letter Ghe.

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