Real things or facts, especially in contrast to interpretations or idealized representations of them.
Realia is defined as objects associated with real life.
An example of realia is a gold coin.
An example of realia is a real squid brought into a science classroom.
Objects, such as coins, household items, or natural specimens, that are included in a collection primarily composed of documentary materials, as in a library.
Objects from everyday life, used as in teaching a foreign language.