Mithgarthr
Midgard Mid"gard (m[i^]d"g[aum]rd), n. Also Midgarth Mid"garth (-g[aum]r[th]), Mithgarthr Mith"garthr (Icel. m[-e][th]"g[aum]r[th]r'). [Icel. mi[eth]gar[eth]r.] (Teut. Myth.) The middle space or region between heaven and hell, the abode of human beings; the earth. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Mithgarthr — /ˈmɪðgaðə/ (say midhgahdhuh) noun → Midgard …   Australian English dictionary

  • Midgard — Mid gard (m[i^]d g[aum]rd), n. Also Midgarth Mid garth ( g[aum]r[th]), Mithgarthr Mith garthr (Icel. m[ e][th] g[aum]r[th]r ). [Icel. mi[eth]gar[eth]r.] (Teut. Myth.) The middle space or region between heaven and hell, the abode of human beings;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Midgarth — Midgard Mid gard (m[i^]d g[aum]rd), n. Also Midgarth Mid garth ( g[aum]r[th]), Mithgarthr Mith garthr (Icel. m[ e][th] g[aum]r[th]r ). [Icel. mi[eth]gar[eth]r.] (Teut. Myth.) The middle space or region between heaven and hell, the abode of human… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Midgard — noun Etymology: Old Norse mithgarthr Date: 1841 the abode of human beings in Norse mythology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Midgard — /mid gahrd/, n. Scand. Myth. the middle earth, home of men, lying between Niflheim and Muspelheim, formed from the body of Ymir. [ < ON mithgarthr, c. OE middangeard the earth, the abode of men. See MID , YARD2] * * * In Norse mythology, the… …   Universalium

  • Midgard — Mid•gard [[t]ˈmɪd gɑrd[/t]] n. myt (in Scandinavian myth) the world of humans, situated between a realm of darkness and a realm of fire • Etymology: < ON mithgarthr. See mid , yard II …   From formal English to slang

  • Midgard — /ˈmɪdgad/ (say midgahd) noun Scandinavian Mythology the abode of humanity, joined to heaven by the rainbow bridge of the gods. Icelandic, Mithgarthr /ˈmɪðgaðə (say midhgahdhuh). Also, Midgarth /ˈmɪdgaθ/ (say midgahth) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Midgard — [mid′gärth΄mid′gärd΄] n. [ON mithgarthr < mithr,MID1 + garthr,YARD2] Norse Myth. the earth, regarded as midway between Asgard and the underworld and encircled by a huge serpent: also Midgarth [mid′gärth΄] …   English World dictionary

  • middle-earth — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English middelerthe, alteration (influenced by erthe earth) of midelerde, middelert, alteration (influenced by middel middle) of middenerd, from Old English middaneard, alteration (influenced by eard region,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mid|gard — «MIHD gahrd», noun. Norse Mythology. the earth, placed between heaven and hell, and connected with heaven by a rainbow. Also, Midgarth, Mithgarthr …   Useful english dictionary

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